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An 18th century street shrine for Mary in Antwerp, Belgium.
The statue group symbolises Mary’s role in the history of redemption, as she stands between God (represented by the All Seeing Eye) and humanity while crushing the head of the snake (Satan).

An 18th century street shrine for Mary in Antwerp, Belgium.

The statue group symbolises Mary’s role in the history of redemption, as she stands between God (represented by the All Seeing Eye) and humanity while crushing the head of the snake (Satan).

N.D. de Beauraing
A holy card from the Belgian shrine Beauraing, where Mary is believed to have appeared in 1932 and 1933.

N.D. de Beauraing

A holy card from the Belgian shrine Beauraing, where Mary is believed to have appeared in 1932 and 1933.

The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel, Belgium.

The high altar in the basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel, Belgium.

A Belgian Madonna from the 1930s.

A Belgian Madonna from the 1930s.

A 17th century Flemish engraving of Jesus and Mary as mediators on behalf of humanity.

A 17th century Flemish engraving of Jesus and Mary as mediators on behalf of humanity.

Maria

Maria

(Source: oznonbekendemadonna.blogspot.com)

Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Hakendover
A 19th century processional statue of Mary in Hakendover, Belgium’s. It is carried around during the town’s annual Corpus Christi procession.

Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Hakendover

A 19th century processional statue of Mary in Hakendover, Belgium’s. It is carried around during the town’s annual Corpus Christi procession.

Peter Paul Rubens’ painting of the Assumption of Mary in Heaven in the cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp, Belgium.
The work was completed in 1626 as an altarpiece for the high altar of the cathedral, which is arguably the most beautiful church of the Low Countries.

Peter Paul Rubens’ painting of the Assumption of Mary in Heaven in the cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp, Belgium.

The work was completed in 1626 as an altarpiece for the high altar of the cathedral, which is arguably the most beautiful church of the Low Countries.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Notre-Dame de Banneux

Notre-Dame de Banneux

(Source: theheartfeltcompany.blogspot.com)

A Gothic statue of St Anne, Mary and Jesus in Zoutleeuw, Belgium.

A Gothic statue of St Anne, Mary and Jesus in Zoutleeuw, Belgium.

A vintage postcard of a statue of Mary in the church of St Ursula in Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium.

A vintage postcard of a statue of Mary in the church of St Ursula in Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium.

Onze Lieve Vrouw van RustThe statue of Our Lady of Rest in the church of Herten, the Netherlands. It is a copy of a medieval statue in the Belgian town Heppeneert, which is considered miraculous.

Onze Lieve Vrouw van Rust

The statue of Our Lady of Rest in the church of Herten, the Netherlands. It is a copy of a medieval statue in the Belgian town Heppeneert, which is considered miraculous.

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A vintage postcard from the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Oostakker, Belgium.

A vintage postcard from the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Oostakker, Belgium.

(Source: verzameloord.blogspot.com)

A statue of Mary venerated in Brussels under the title Our Lady of the Assumption and Liberation.

A statue of Mary venerated in Brussels under the title Our Lady of the Assumption and Liberation.

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