Chasse (reliquary box) of St Agnes of Jesus, 19th century, donated by the Baroness of Ussel to the Monastere Sainte Catherine de Sienne, or Monastery of St Catherine of Siena, Langeac, Haute Loire, France. St Agnes of Jesus, or St Agnes of Langeac, 1602-34, founded the monastery in 1623, and was prioress from 1627. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Chasse (reliquary box) of St Agnes of Jesus, 19th century, donated by the Baroness of Ussel to the Monastere Sainte Catherine de Sienne, or Monastery of St Catherine of Siena, Langeac, Haute Loire, France. St Agnes of Jesus, or St Agnes of Langeac, 1602-34, founded the monastery in 1623, and was prioress from 1627. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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