The Just Picture of Jesus

Portrait of Jesus, oil on canvas by M. A. Batchelder, 0.1043 The following “Card” was placed by Mary Baker Eddy in The Christian Science Journal of May 1885: “To Miss Julia S. Bartlett, C.S. and her students, I acknowledge a life-long memory and joy,...
Mary Baker Eddy’s Chocolate Pots

Mary Baker Eddy’s Chocolate Pots

It is not known for certain if Mary Baker Eddy consumed chocolate in solid forms, but there is ample evidence that Eddy and members of her household drank cocoa.

“Friendship” by Hugh Black

“Friendship” by Hugh Black

Mary Baker Eddy was an avid reader, and in fact it was this love of reading that her father linked to her frail health.

Mary Baker Eddy’s Horses

Mary Baker Eddy’s Horses

August Mann (left) and Calvin Frye (right) driving Prince and Duke at Eddy’s Pleasant View Home, P06537   From a very young age, Mary Baker Eddy loved horses. Years later she recalled calming her father’s work horses as a child, and always found the quiet, gentle...
A Birthday Gift and a Special Visit

A Birthday Gift and a Special Visit

July 16, 1910, was Mary Baker Eddy’s 89th birthday. That morning two of the trustees of Eddy’s estate, Archibald McLellan and Irving Tomlinson…

Daniel’s Answer to the King

Daniel’s Answer to the King

Mary Baker Eddy’s Pleasant View and Chestnut Hill homes were filled with artwork, and pieces with a spiritual message were her favorites.