Current Location:
Shelf B9 (CS3) -> Box 444
Location Notes:
IDC; Compressed Shelving Unit #3; Section B; Shelf B9; Box 444

Pope Pius XII

Artwork
Medium:
Real Photo Postcard
Date:
circa 1939 – 1958
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 6" Width: 4"
Description:
Real photo black and white postcard with a portrait of Pope Pius XII on the front. The pope is seated in an ornate wooden papal chair with an embroidered cushion. There is a dark-colored curtain or plain tapestry behind him. The pope is wearing a light-colored cassock (clerical robe) with an attached pellegrina (cape) and a fascia (embroidered sash). He is also wearing a darker-colored outer cape, an ornate cross is hanging around his neck, and he has a ring on his right ring finger. His left arm is up on the armrest and his right is laying in his lap. He is also wearing light-colored small-rimmed glasses. Back of postcard has no message or stamp.
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
photographic postcards
postcards