Liberation of Saint Peter  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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The Liberation of Saint Peter is a story told in the Acts of the Apostles in which Saint Peter is rescued from prison by an angel. Although described in a short textual passage, the tale has given rise to theological discussions and has been the subject of a number of artworks.

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