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Hand-painted piece with a proclamation in the center addressed to Archbishop Ryan. A portrait of Ryan appears at the top and the text is surrounded by hand-painted pictures of scenes from Ireland, most pertaining to the area around Thurles. There are…

Elevation drawing and floor plan by the Daprato Statuary Company. Appears to be decorations for a church altar and side altar. No church identified.

Family tree repurposed for the American Catholic Historical Society. On the branches are listed the names of the officers of the A.C.H.S. Inscription at bottom says "Executed with a pen by L. Kinsman, Vineland, New Jersey".

Drawing of photograph of Baltimore heirarchy standing on what appears to be the steps of the Cathedral at Baltimore. Clipping from Harper's Weekly, November 17, 1866. Signed "W. Jewett" in drawing. Photograph by Bendann Brothers, Fifth Avenue, New…

Bird's-eye view of Bath, NY, surrounded by images of prominent homes and churches. Printed below lithograph: "Thos. Hunter, Lith. Phila. Published by C. J. Corbin."

Membership certificate for a Marian Sodality at St. Mary's Church in Philadelphia. The name of the Sodality is not listed. Certificate shows that Mary McMullen was admitted to the Sodality on February 14, 1864. At top is an image of the interior of a…

Lithograph print of bird's-eye view of Philadelphia. Printed below lithograph: "[Dr]awn from nature and on stone by J. Bachmann. Lith. of Sarony & Major, 117, Fulton St. N.Y." Printed below title: "Published by [J.] Bachmann, 116 Greenwich St. New…

Printed at bottom of certificate: "Woodward, Grant & Co. Lith. Toronto." Undated.

Color lithograph of a bird's eye view of the buildings of the Great Central Fair in Philadelphia, with the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on the left hand side. Printed below lithograph: "Drawn from Nature & on Stone by James Queen. Printed in all…

Color lithograph portrait of Captain Thomas Francis Meagher. Signed bottom left: "E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 245 Main St., Hartford, CT." Signed bottom right: "Geo. Whiting, 37 Fulton St. New York".

Page from "Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion" with engraving of Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul and article regarding construction and design. Engraver unknown.

Printed at bottom of certificate: "Duval & Hunter, lith Phila." Undated.

Printed at bottom of certificate: "Duval & Hunter, lith Phila." Undated.

Drawing of the chalice used at the Statio Orbis of the 41st International Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia in 1976. Drawing is signed by metalsmith Albert Paley, who also made the chalice. Title taken from verso.

Bird's-eye view of Chambersburg, Pa., surrounded by images of prominent buildings and structures. Printed below lithograph: "Copyright, 1877, by D. F. Pursel. Thos. Hunter, Lith. Phila. Published by D. F. Pursel, Chambersburg, Pa." W. W. Denslow's…

Architectural drawing of chapel altar. Appears to be a statue of St. Joseph on top of altar. May be an early study for the St. Joseph Chapel in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul (Philadelphia), but there is no indication on the drawing that it is.…

Exterior view of the Chapel of Our Lady of Consolation. This was the temporary chapel that replaced St. Augustine's Church after it was destroyed in the Nativist Riots of 1844 and before the new church was built. Printed below lithograph: "Drawn on…

Lithograph portrait of Charles Constantine Pise, a priest in Washington, D.C. Signed "S. H. Gimber, Sc., N.Y." (i.e., lithographer and engraver Stephen Henry Gimber).

Handwritten charter dated 1905.

The portrait of Pius IX is set within the text of the Bull of Excommunication addressed to all those participating in revolutionary activities within the Romagna or in activities to usurp the lands of the Romagna. Printed at bottom of portrait:…

Drawing by the Daprato Statuary Company. Front view of church altar. No church identified.

Lithograph of Our Lady of Mercy in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Lithographer unknown.

Colored lithograph of exterior of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, Philadelphia. James O'Reilly was pastor from 1868-1877. Printed below lithograph: "Edwin F. Durang, Architect."; "Printed by Fred'k J. Wade, 230 So. 5th St. Phila."; "On Stone by…

Colored lithograph print of Church of the Assumption in Philadelphia. Printed below lithograph: "On stone by P. Kraemer. P.S. Duval, Lith., Phila."

Lithograph of Church of the Gesu. Includes vignettes of the Preparatory Department of St. Joseph's College and the East and North Side of St. Joseph's College. Signed "A. Little. Ledger Building, Phila."

Lithograph of Conshohocken Cottonade Mills. Lithographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Architectural drawing of the Convent of the Good Shepherd in Philadelphia, Pa. Signed "The Heliotype Printing Co., 220 Devonshire St., Boston" and "John J. Deery, Architect, Phila".

Architectural drawing of the Convent of the Good Shepherd in Philadelphia, Pa. Signed "The Heliotype Printing Co., 220 Devonshire St., Boston" and "John J. Deery, Architect, Phila".

Poster advertising the First Annual Course of Lectures of the American Catholic Historical Society of Pennsylvania at the Academy of Music of Philadelphia, March 13, 20 and 28, 1895.

Blank certificate. Interior of unidentified church at top. Lithographer unknown.

Print of portraits of the first five Archbishops of Baltimore, Maryland: John Carroll, Leonard Neale, Ambrose Marechal, James Whitfield, and Samuel Eccleston. Printed at bottom of item: "Published by John [name missing], Chambersburg, Pa" (could…

Drawing by the Daprato Statuary Company. Appears to be floor plan for a church altar and side altar. No church identified.

Conjectural pen and ink sketch of Fr. Joseph Greaton's residence and St. Joseph's Church, Willings Alley, Philadelphia, ca. 1740s. Signed "A. E. Jones" in bottom of item. Title devised by cataloger.

Engraving with scenes from the life of Mary. At the top are the words "Salve Maria", and at the bottom are the opening sentences of the "Hail Mary". Printed below engraving: "Designed and engraved by Edward Charles Keatinge". Printed below title:…

Blank membership certificate for the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Olyphant, PA.

Blank membership certificate for the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Olyphant, PA.

Emblematic print illustrating the celestial city (Holy Jerusalem), floating above earth, surrounded by scenes of everyday life. The numbers and letters around the image refer to an explanatory key, which PAHRC does not possess. (Source: The British…

Color lithograph portrait of Pope Benedict XV. Printed in bottom left corner: "Copyrighted 1914 by Muller, Luchsinger & Co. New York." Print is numbered No. 665.

Photogravure of portrait painting of Pope Leo XIII, seated. Inscribed to bottom left of photograph: "This photogravure of a recent painting of the Holy Father received by me from Rome, I [--] excellent. P. J. Ryan, Archbishop." Printed below…

Bust portrait of Pope Pius IX. Printed below engraving: "Copyright 1877 by Oscar Marshall, 697 Broadway, New York. All rights reserved. Painted and engraved by Wm. E. Marshall."

Print in memoriam of Archbishop Predendergast. A small picture of Prendergast appears on left side. Signed "J.P. Moore. 1918."

Document created in memoriam of Archbishop James Francis Wood. Small portrait of Archbishop Wood at the top. Primarily text for the "Record of His Life, Sickness, Death, Obsequies, and 'Month's Mind". "Transcribed with a pen from the Catholic…

Lithograph of interior of St. Mary's Church, Buffalo, New York. Lithographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

The U.S. Centennial International Exhibition Certificate of Award for Mark Devine. Dated September 27, 1876.

Print with a map of Ireland and small portraits of Irish political leaders. At the top is an exterior view of the Irish House of Parliament. In the center is Parnell's New National Map of Ireland. Along the top are portraits of Irish national leaders…

Print of Jenkins Memorial in Baltimore, Maryland (now known as Corpus Christi Church). The church cornerstone appears to bottom left of print. Signed by G. Alden Pensay (?).

Reproduction of bust portrait of John Boyle O'Reilly. Signature on the portrait reads "J. B. Troy. 1890". Printed below portrait: "Copyright 1890, by Lawrence Thomas Plunkett. Published by Boylston M'f'g Co., Boston, Mass."

Drawing of exterior of Lane Memorial Buildings. 2010.044.02 is architectural drawing of interior and shows cells and "Mother Superior" room. Signed in bottom right corner: "E. F. Durang & Son, Architects".

Drawing of floor plan of Lane Memorial Buildings, which shows cells and "Mother Superior" room. Signed below title: "E. F. Durang & Son, Architects". Date taken from 2010.044.01.

Print depicting the settlement of Little Loretto in Kentucky. A key at the bottom describes what is depicted in the print. Text in German, French, and English. Creator unknown.
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