Pope Pius IX photogravure
Scope and Contents
This is a photogravure print of Pope Pius IX. In this three-quarter length portrait he is seated in a throne and facing slightly left.
- Created: circa 1860
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004
- Gebbie & Husson Co. (Organization)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Pope Pius IX was born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, to Count Jerome and Countess Catherine Vollaziin of Senigallia, Italy, in 1792. He was ordained in 1819. By 1827, Mastai-Ferretti was appointed Archbishop of Spoleto, Italy, and in 1832 appointed Archbishop of Imola, Italy. He was elevated to Cardinal in 1840 and then elected Pope in 1846. Pius IX was the longest pontificate in the history of the papacy, reigning nearly 32 years. Pope Pius IX died in 1878.
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Pope Pius IX three-quarter length portrait.
Source of Acquisition
Processed by Melissa Bronheim, October 2012.
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- Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878
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