His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Pope at center wearing purple shoulder garment, blue drape at right background. Head is misproportioned to body. Remainder of title: /Born March 2nd 1810. Elected Supreme Pontiff February 20th. 1878./ BESTOWING THE PAPAL BENEDICTION ON ALL TRUE CATHOLICS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. Additional signature information: copyright 1878, by Currier & Ives, N.Y. (bottom center); 115 Nassau St. New York (lower right corner). Complete signature line in capitals.

Object Creator
Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
Object Creation Date
1878
Medium
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions
12 x 8 3/8 inches
Credit
Museum Purchase
Accession Number
2007.D37
On View?
No
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