Graphics

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Graphics

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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.

Items in the Graphics Collection

Tilden's "Wolf at the Door, Gaunt and Hungry." Don't let him in.
Print from Harper's Weekly, Sept. 16, 1876. Two page spread showing children holding the door of the "Public-School System" against a wolf that is trying to squeeze through. The wolf's collar is labeled "Democrats" and the tag is labeled "The Foreign…

Something that will not "blow over." July 11 and July 12, 1871.
Print from Harper's Weekly, July 29, 1871. Two page spread showing various cartoons. The center cartoon depicts the Draft Riots of July 1863. On the right are cartoons titled "July 11" showing New York politicians submissive to Irish Catholics. On…

February 22, 1876. Chorus of Rising Patriots (?). "We can not tell a lie! We did not do it!"
Print from Harper's Weekly, March 4, 1876. Print shows Lady Liberty pointing at a tree labeled "Truth" that has been cut down and admonishes a group of children representing Irish Catholic voters supporting Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. Two figures…

"Madness (Yet there's method in it)."
Print from Harper's Weekly, January 15, 1876. Print shows the United States as Hamlet standing in front of a public school blocking a member of the Grey Nuns from entering as a teacher. Printed below title: "U.S. (as Hamlet). 'Go they ways to a…

Shall Teachers' Salaries Be Lowered?
Print from Harper's Weekly, December 19, 1874. Print shows a Catholic priest and another Man (a politician or lawyer) huddled in front of a court bench while holding a paper that reads "Reduce the salaries of the public school teachers." Printed…

Clipping from Harper's Weekley with four cartoons and an article titled "The Tammany Society. Greeley and Kernan" by Eugene Lawrence.
Print from Harper's Weekly, November 2, 1872. Incluldes four small cartoons. "Our Foreign Ruler(?). F.K. 'I will do your bidding, as you are unfallible'" shows shows a man kneeling before the Pope. A Catholic priest in the background holds a paper…

"Tied to His Mother's Apron-Strings."
Print from Harper's Weekly, October 12, 1872. Print shows Uncle Sam offering to free an American Catholic priest from the control of the Pope. Printed below title: "U.S. 'Allow me to Sever you from your Foreign Mother (Church). You are as able to…

Romish Ingratitude.
Print from Harper's Weekly, July 13, 1872. Print shows Uncle Sam, holding an axe labeled "Order", attacking a large snake with the head of a caricature of an Irish American, while Lady Liberty shields children.

A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the "heathens" of America
Print from Harper's Weekly, December 30, 1871. Print shows a Catholic priest (most likely Henry Edward Manning, an English Cardinal) beckoning to an African-American family while hiding shackles labled "Priestly Slavery" behind his back. Printed…

The American River Ganges. The priests and the children.
Print from Harper's Weekly, September 30, 1871. Print shows children on a beach being attacked by Catholic Bishops with mitres depicted as crocodile jaws.

Bravo, Bravo!
Print from Harper's Weekly, July 29, 1871. Print shows Lady Liberty, holding a whip labeled "LAW", choking a stock caricature of an Irish American holding a dagger.

The Luther of the nineteenth century.
Print from Harper's Weekly, July 15, 1871. Print shows a figure (most likely supposed to depict Ignatius von Dollinger) standing in front of a broadside he has hung over a confessional that contains a statement titled "Papal Infallibity. Church and…

"The Promised Land," as seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome.
Print from Harper's Weekly, October 1, 1870. Print shows the Pope and other clergy looking at the United States, ostensibly with plans to conquer it.

Special! Special! One night only! Thursday eve'g, June 16, '98. St. Edward's Literary and Dramatic Institute in John Baldwin Buckstone's comedy, "Single Life" in three acts, under the direction of Mr. Edwin Middleton.
Broadside for the performance of "Single Life" by the St. Edward's Literary and Dramatic Institute at The People's Theatre, June 16, 1898. Includes cast listing. At bottom of broadside: "The Penn Printing and Publishing Co., successors to Ledger Show…

Sheridan obsequies at Washington D.C. Saturday, Aug. 11, '88.
Broadside with the B. & O. Railroad schedule for special trains from Philadelphia for the funeral ceremonies for General Philip Sheridan in Washington D.C., August 11, 1888. At bottom of broadside: "Guggneheimer, Weil & Co., Printers, Baltimore."

Concert! : for the benefit of the volunteer refreshment saloons under the direction of the Joint Committees ...
Broadside for a concert benefiting the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital in Philadelphia, November 29, 1861. Badly damaged with pieces missing at top and bottom of broadside.

Grand Concert : Thursday evening, March 28, 1878, by Joseph Adams.
Broadside for a concert at American Mechanics' Hall on March 28, 1878.

A map of Philad[elphia and p]arts adjacent, with a perspective view of the State-House.
1850 reprint of a 1750 map of Philadelphia and the surrounding area with a view of Independence Hall at the top. Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. Title is partially obscured by a card which is reinforcing a hole punched into…

St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral, at Vincennes, in 1838. And the Clergy of Indianapolis.
Print showing 11 members of the clergy of the Catholic Diocese of Indianapolis. Includes a small image of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Vincennes, in 1838. Possibly the bottom half of a larger print. Printed by Carlon & Hollenbeck.

Chicago in 1883. Junction of north and south branches of the Chicago River.
Lithograph of Chicago as it looked in 1833. Shows buildings in Chicago at the junction of the North and South branches of the Chicago River. Lithographer and date unknown.

The dead Cardinal lying in state. The multitude passing the catafalque
Print from Harper's Weekly, October 24, 1885. Print shows Cardinal McCloskey of New York, lying in state in St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Services at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City, for John Cardinal McCloskey, first American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church whose death occured October 10, 1885
Print from Harper's Weekly, October 24, 1885. Print shows the exterior of St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City, N.Y. surrounded by crowds attending funeral services for John Cardinal McCloskey. Typed caption adhered to print.

Beware!
Print from Harper's Weekly showing an allegorical figure of Lady Liberty protecting the public schools from two Roman Catholic Priests. Signed by Thomas Nast.

Candidates for the Board of Education opposed to reading the Bible in schools
Print from Harper's Weekly, December 18, 1858. Print shows caricatures of Irish-Americans.

Unidentified priest.
Painted photograph glued to canvas of an unidentified priest, possibly a Monsignor or Bishop. Undated.

Unidentified priest.
Painting of an unidentified priest. Undated.

Unidentified priest.
Painting over a photograph of an unidentified priest, possibly a Monsignor. Inscribed on verso: "Made by J. F. Drichotter [?], Holmesburg. 1930. Framed 3/7/40, Francis X. Shinke [?], 629 Seigel St., Phila Pa."

Bishop Edmond F. Prendergast.
Oil painting of Bishop Edmond Prendergast of Philadelphia. Undated.

Heirarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States.
Print showing all of the members of the Catholic Heirarchy in the United States. Appears to be a collage of full-length portrait photographs and prints of individual clergy combined into one print. Background is a print of a large room with an altar,…

Golden Jubilee Mass of His Eminence, Cardinal Dougherty, Philadelphia Stadium, June 2, 1940
Print of color drawing showing the baldachin for the Golden Jubilee Mass of Cardinal Dougherty at Philadelphia Stadium. Backed on cardboard. Creator's stamp appears to bottom right of print.

Unidentified nun.
Portrait print (perhaps pastel?) of unidentified nun on canvas. Creator unknown. Undated.

Bishop Ignatius Horstmann.
Portrait print of Bishop Ignatius Horstmann. Creator unknown. Undated.

Reverend Joseph Ignatius Balfe.
Portrait print of Reverend Joseph Ignatius Balfe. Creator unknown. Undated.

Unidentified man
Print of unidentified man. Creator's signature in bottom right hand corner reads "P. B. Conway". Undated.

The Most Reverend John Carroll, D.D. First Archbishop of Baltimore
Portrait engraving of Archbishop John Carroll. Printed below portrait: "Painted by J. Paul. Engraved by W. S. Leney, E.S.A. & B. Tanner, E.S.A." Mounted on cardboard.

Maurice D'Aussac de St. Palais. Bishop of Vincennes (United States of America)
Lithograph of a painting of Maurice D'Aussac de St. Palais, Bishop of Vincennes (later Indianapolis), Indiana. Printed below portrait: "CH Vogt Lith. 1852."; "Peint par Darjou, Paris, 1851." Original painting by Alfred-Henri Darjou (1851); lithograph…

Reverend Clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and members of Religious Communities (Natives of Philadelphia or serving Archdiocese of Philadelphia at time of entry) now serving as Chaplains in the Armed Forces
Print showing the Honor Roll of the Reverend Clergy from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who served as chaplains in World War I. Dated October 1, 1945 and published by Jefferies & Manz.

Reverend Clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and members of Religious Communities (Natives of Philadelphia or serving Archdiocese of Philadelphia at time of entry) now serving as Chaplains in the Armed Forces
Print showing the Honor Roll of the Reverend Clergy from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who served as chaplains in World War II. Dated October 1, 1945 and published by Jefferies & Manz. Printed at bottom of item: "Compiled by the Philadelphia…

Reverend Clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and members of Religious Communities (Natives of Philadelphia or serving Archdiocese of Philadelphia at time of entry) now serving as Chaplains in the Armed Forces
Print showing the Honor Roll of the Reverend Clergy from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who served as chaplains in World War II. Dated May 19, 1944 and published by Jefferies & Manz. Printed at bottom of item: "Compiled by the Philadelphia Office,…

Unidentified priest
Portrait lithoraph of unidentified priest. Printed in bottom left corner of lithograph: "On stone by A. Newsam". Printed in bottom right corner of lithograph: "P. S. Duval's Lith. Philada."

Unidentified priest
Portrait engraving of unidentified priest. Creator's mark is illegible.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.

Marian Scrapbook
Large scrapbook containing numerous images of the Virgin Mary. Includes prints, holy cards, images from magazines and other images. Book made by J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia. Scrapbook is marked as having belonged to Francis X. Reuss.