Member of St. Francis Xavier Exposition

Member of St. Francis Xavier exposition, Goa

The exposition dated 12 Aug, 1910, marked the 4th centenary of the reconquest of Goa by Afonso de Albuquerque. The relics of St. Francis Xavier were taken to the church and mass was celebrated. This tintype photograph with jacket was given as souvenir to visitors of the exposition.

Sixth plate tintype
3.3 x 2.2 in. (8.4 x 5.6 cm.)
Photographer: Bosco Photographie, c. 1900