THE ECUMENICAL COUNCIL - VIEW OF THE CHURCH OF ST. PETER'S, ROME, WHERE THE COUNCIL IS TO BE HELD.

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The Ecumenical Council - View of the Church of St. Peter's, Rome, Where the Council is to be Held.

Wood engraving, 1869.
Image size 13 9/16 x 20 7/16" (34.4 x 51.9 cm).
Good condition, minor discoloration along the centerfold. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97618
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Harper's Weekly. December 11, 1869.
A view of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. The title is referencing the the twentieth ecumenical council of the Catholic Church, which was held from December 8, 1869 to October 20, 1870. It was the first time the council was held in the Vatican Basilica.

An article about the event is printed on the back page.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Europe , Italy