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Varela Bust Chapel.jpg
A bust of Félix Varela presented to the chapel by a Cuban exile group in 1979, based on a photo of Varela from the 1840s held at the New York Historical Society.

A Cuban group presents Bishop Felipe Estévez with a plaque commemorating the visit of José Martí to the Varela Chapel in 1892.

Dedication Program.jpg
Program for the dedication of the Varela Chapel in 1853.
From: La Muerte del Padre Varela, Antonio L. Valverde; El Siglo XX, Havana, 1924.

Marti Commem..JPG
A plaque in English and Spanish commemorating Fr. Félix Varela and the visit of José Marti to the chapel. Next to it is the Cuban flag.

Wall Plaque.jpg
Marble piece placed on the outside wall of the chapel by the Cuban builders, “so that they would know why we have built it.”

Varela Statue Cathedral.jpg
Statue of Father Felix Varela at the Cathedral of St Augustine, located near the site of the room where he died in 1853.

Los Cubanos - Detail.jpg
A detail from the inscription on the ledger Stone.

Left Corbel.jpg
The left corbel of the altar, one of the mahogany sections carved in Havana in the 1850s

Altar and Crypt.jpg
The current appearance of the interior of the Varela Chapel.
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