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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1300

7 Signatures of Popes and Mother Teresa Signature

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


7 Signatures of Popes and Mother Teresa Signature, Pope Benedictine XV signed photograph with inscription, dated 1915, frame size: 17 1/2 in. x 14 in. (foxing to paper, surface dust on photograph); signed photograph of Pope Benedict XVI, dated 25 July 1980, in a wood frame, frame size: 10 in. x 12 1/2 in. (surface dust); photograph and signature of Pope Pius X, matted and in metal frame, frame size: 11 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (some toning, scratches to frame); signed photograph of Pope John Paul II, dated 1996, floating in a decorative frame, frame size: 8 5/8 in. x 6 5/8 in. (some spotting and surface dust); framed letter from Cardius, letter and clipping from Christmas card, in a gilt metal frame, frame size: 8 3/4 in. x 5 7/8 in. (toning and foxing, with pencil inscriptions); letter from Pope Pius XII, dated September 1946, paper with embossed crest, framed with a photograph, in a silvered wood frame, frame size: 9 in. x 5 1/2 in. (light wear to frame); signed letter and photo of Pope Paul VI, dated 1955, on Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milan letterhead, matted and framed, frame size: 8 in. x 12 1/4 in. (some smudging on paper); together with Mother Teresa signature on newspaper printout, pencil signed 'God bless you Teresa' lower left, paper dated 1979, in a giltwood frame, frame size: 15 in. x 12 1/8 in. (paper slightly wavy, some foxing, light wear to frame).

Measurements: Height: of largest frame 17 1/2 in. x Width: 14 in.


Overall good condition, not viewed out of frames, see description for details.

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