Breve dated 20 December 1889, signed on behalf of the pope by Mieczysław Cardinal Halka-Ledóchowski. Document bestows certain liturgical favors on the Basilica of Saint Nicolai, Nantes France. Dimensions: 15.25″x5.25″. Bears the red rubber stamp papal seal. Usual folds and very light toning; overall a handsome example. Ledòchowski (1822-1902) enjoyed an illustrious ecclesiastical career. Served as […]
(LUCE, Clare Boothe) (1903-87)
Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce. Author: Sylvia Jukes Morris. WWII-era Typewritten Letter Signed by Luce tipped into book (while Ambassador to Rome). PLEASE INQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.
(Miller, Mildred) (1924- )
Mme. Miller is an American classical mezzo-soprano who enjoyed a major career performing in operas, concerts, and recitals during the mid 20th century. Photograph – Vintage 8″x10″ black and white silver gelatin glossy character still from Carmen. Photo stamped James Kriegmann, NY. Superb image. She was notably a principal artist at the Metropolitan Opera from […]
(MUNDELEIN, George W. Cardinal) (1872-1939)
American cardinal; archbishop of Chicago; Auxiliary Bishop of New York. Created a cardinal in 1924 by Pope Pius XI. Photo: Black and white silver gelatin glossy AP Wire (Examiner) newswire photo, 1939, measures 6.5″x10.5″ announcing the death of the cardinal in 1939. Mundelein was a distinguished collector of historical documents, particularly of saints, bequeathed […]