The Graphics Collection contains numerous images of religious persons, events, and places relating to the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Catholic Church on a whole.
Color map of Catholic provinces in the United States. Printed in bottom right corner: "Copyright by M. H. Wiltzius & Co., 1899."
Colored lithograph of Satterlee General Hospital in West Philadelphia. Published by James D. Gay. Adhered to heavy cardboard.
Sign for the Bishop John Neumann Shrine at Fifth Street and Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. (St. Peter the Apostle Church). The sign has text at the top above a color print of Bishop John Neumann. Appears to date from before Neumann's canonization.…
Engraving of Archbisop Patrick Ryan. Artist unknown.
The Apparition at Knock. Co. Mayo, as seen on Augt [i.e., August] 21st 1879 (Eve of the Octave of the Assumption)
Print of the apparition at Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, as seen on August 21, 1879. Remainder of title reads: "Many miraculous cures have been effected there since the above occurence. This view was taken on the spot by W. Collins. And submitted to,…
Color engraving showing Christ conversing with the woman of Samaria. Print is glued onto cardboard. Publisher's mark is partially missing.
Color engraving of Saint Patrick. Print is glued onto wood. A note on the back states that it was brought to Pittsburgh (Pa.) from Dublin in 1801 (signed E. L. Hendry). Printed below title: "Published by Le Petit, 15 Capel Street [Dublin, Ireland]".
Color engraving showing the Eighth Station of the Cross. Note on the bottom reads, "Engraved by permission from the celebrated prints in the Adam and Eve Chapel, Dublin." Print is glued onto wood. Notes inscribed on the back indicate that it was…
Portrait lithograph of Reverend Peter Blenkinsop, S.J. Published by T. Coleman of Philadelphia. A.L. Weise, lithographer. Signature in bottom right corner of lithograph reads "Hohenstein" (possibly Adolfo Hohenstien?).
Print of drawing of Father Damien de Veuster by Edward Clifford. Dated 1868.
Broadside addressed to Philadelphia Catholics in response to the anti-Catholic riots that took place in Kensington, Philadelphia in May of 1844. Part of the Nativist Riots collection (1990.055).
Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia : ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the Seat of their Government after the year MDCCC .
Map of Washington, D.C. by surveyor Andrew Ellicott. Below title: "Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance, Philada. 1792."
Print of sketch of the Sixth Provincial Council of Baltimore, May 1846. Printed below drawing: "Sketched by Mr. Franquinet" (i.e., W. Franquinet?). Published by John Murphy.
Colored lithograph depicting the death of Irish statesman Daniel O'Connell in Genoa, Italy on May 15, 1847. Printed below lithograph: "Lith. & Pub. by J. Baillie, 87th St. near 3d Avenue NY". Copyrighted by J. Baillie and dated 1847.
Print of portrait lithograph of Archbishop James Wood on the cover of McGee's Illustrated Weekly, Saturday, July 6, 1878. Artist unknown.
Portrait lithograph of Saint Jean Vianney holding crucifix and rosary. Printed below portrait: "J. Schaefer, Publisher, 9 Barclay St., New York". Lithographer unknown.
Lithograph portrait of Rev. Anthony Schenk. Lithographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.
Portrait lithograph of Archbishop Patrick J. Ryan of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Printed in bottom left corner: "Compliments of the Catholic Standard". Artist unknown.
Colored print of Rev. Matt Ryan, who was imprisoned for refusal to break seal of the confessional. Issued as a supplement to Weekly Freeman (weekly edition to the Freeman's Journal), April 9, 1887. Printed underneath portrait: "Imprisoned in…
Portrait lithograph of Rev. James Regnery. Born May 31, 1852. Ordained priest January 24, 1878. Lithographer's signature illegible.
Portrait lithograph of Bishop Louis Rappe of the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio. Printed below portrait: "Western Biogl. Pub. Co."
Portrait print of Rev. John Power. Printed below engraving: "[Pain]ted by Geo. W. Twibill" (partially missing); "Engd. on steel by S. H. Gimber".
Engraving of a sketch of Pope Pius IX at prayer. Artist's mark appears on verso.
Engraving of a sketch of Pope Pius IX with Papal Seal in upper right hand corner. Signed "O. Starlz[??]" [signature illegible] in lower left corner. Published by Patrick Donahoe, Boston.
Portrait lithograph of Bishop Bernard Claude Panet, Bishop of Quebec. Published by Fabre, Perrault & cie [i.e., Edouard-Raymond Fabre and Louis Perrault]. Printed below title: "Drawn by Sproule" [i.e., Robert Auchmuty Sproule]; "Bourne, Lith." [i.e.,…
Rev. Father Mooney, Pastor of St. Bridgets [i.e., St. Brigid's] and Chaplain to the 69th Regt. N.Y.S.M.
Autographed portrait lithograph of Reverend Thomas Mooney. Printed below title: "by M. Keogh, 339 East 10th St., N.Y."
Signed lithograph of pastor of St. Mary's Church, Cortland, NY. Note reads: "With esteem, & kind regards, Yrs. Sincerely, B. F. McLoghlin, Pastor of St. Mary's Ch., Cortland, N.Y." Printed in bottom left corner: "Packard & Butler, Lith., Phila."
Signed lithograph portrait of William A. McLoughlin. Lithographer's mark is not legible.
Very Rev. John McLaughlin [i.e., MacLaughlin]. Missionary preacher, author of "Is One Religion as Good as Another."
Colored copy of sketch of John MacLaughlin, missionary preacher and author. Printed in top left corner: "Issued as a Supplement to the 'Weekly Examiner'". Artist unknown.
Colored lithograph portrait of Cardinal John McCloskey, First Cardinal of New York (born 1810; ordained 1834; consecrated 1844; died 1885). Printed below lithograph: "Copyrighted by G. F. Gilman, 18[?]" Text below title reads: "[Ta]ken from life in…
Lithograph portrait of Michael M. McAleer of St. Columba's Church, New York, NY. Artist unknown.
Lithograph portrait, signed "Yours truly, Geo W. Mathews". Printed below lithograph: "Packard, Butler & Partridge". Title devised by cataloger.
The following address of the St. Augustine Temperance Beneficial Society, was presented to the Very Rev. Theobald Mathew, on Tuesday evening, Dec. 4, 1849, by James Gibbons, in [sic] behalf of the Society
Copy of autographed newspaper article regarding address of the St. Augustine Temperance Beneficial Society presented to the Rev. Theobald Mathew on Dec. 4, 1849, and his reply. Includes an engraving of Father Mathew by C. G. Hookey. Printed by C.…
Portrait lithograph of portrait of Father Theobald Mathew, with extract from a letter to Col. J. H. Shelburne, dated Sept. 19, 1848. Printed below lithograph: "On stone by A. Newsam."; "P. S. Duval's steam Lith. Press, Pha." Printed below title:…
Engraving of portrait of Reverend Ambrose Mareschal, third Archbishop of Baltimore, MD (1817-1828). Printed below engraving: "Engraved by J. B. Longacre from a Painting by P. Tilyard."
Portrait engraving of early pastor of St. Patrick's Church in Pittsburgh, PA. Formerly chaplain to Queen Marie Antionette of France. Printed below engraving: "Painted by J. R. Lambdin."; "P. S. Duval, Lith., Philadelphia."; "On Stone by A. Newsam."…
Lithograph of pastor of St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, NY. Printed below lithograph: "Printed by J. T. Bowen." Printed below title: "Painted and Drawn on Stone by M. C. O'Connor, Philadelphia".
Lithograph portrait of Reverend James A. Lanigan, a priest in Buffalo, N.Y. Artist's mark is not legible.
Lithograph portrait of Reverend Francis H. Kessing, a priest in Cincinnati, Ohio. Printed in bottom left corner of lithograph: "Packard & Butler, Lith, Phil."
Engraving of portrait of Archbishop Kenrick of St. Louis, MO (1847-1896). Creator unknown.
Lithograph portrait of Francis Patrick Kenrick. Printed below lithograph: "Published and for sale by J. R. Downing, 139 South 8th St. and T. Colman, 1440 North 2d St., Phila."
Colored lithograph portrait of Francis Patrick Kenrick. Printed below lithograph: "Published by W. Smith, Print Seller, 706 South 3d, Philada, Pa." Printed below title: "From a painting in the possession of Bishop Wood."
Colored lithograph portrait of Archbishop John Hughes of New York, NY (1850-1864). Appears to be a memorial lithograph done after his death. Printed below lithograph: "E. B. & E. C. Kellogg, 245 Main St., Hartford, CT."; "Phelps & Watson, 18 Beekman…
Engraving of first Archbishop of New York, NY (1850-1864). Printed below engraving: "A. B. Walter, Eng. Pub. by Thos. Coleman, 1440 N. 2nd St. Phila."
Engraving of portrait of Archbishop John Hughes of New York, NY (1850-1864). Printed below engraving: "Engd. by T. Doney"; "New York, Published by D. & J. Sadlier & Co."
Oval portrait lithograph of Right Reverend Joseph Guigues, Bishop of Bytown, C.W. [i.e., Ontario, Canada]. Signed by L. Grozelier. Printed below portrait: "Published by P. H. McCawley, Kingston, C.W."; "L. Grozelier Lith. Boston."; "Printed at J.…
Engraving of portrait of Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore, MD (1877-1921). Printed below engraving: "Copyrighted. Baltimore News."
Colored lithograph portrait of Right Reverend Francis X. Gartland, first Bishop of Savannah, GA (1850-1854). Prepared at the time of his death, September 20, 1854. Printed below lithograph: "Drawn on stone by C. Inger"; "From a Daguerrotype by…
Lithograph portrait of Right Reverend Francis X. Gartland, first Bishop of Savannah, GA (1850-1854). Printed below lithograph: "Drawn on stone by A. Newsam"; "From a Daguerrotype by Bradly,  Market St., Philada." (possibly G. P. Bradley, a…
Lithograph portrait of Right Reverend Francis X. Gartland, first Bishop of Savannah, GA (1850-1854). Printed below lithograph: "[Drawn on st]one by A. Newsam from a Daguerrotype" (partially mising); "P.S. Duval's steam lith. press, Philada."