Lot #21
Pope Pius X Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $500+


Born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto in 1835, Pius X served as pope from 1903 until his death in 1914. Known for his conservative, anti-modernist philosophies, he became, in 1954, the first pope to be elevated to sainthood since Pius V in 1712. Vintage matte-finish 7.75 x 8.5 full-length photo by d'Alessandri of Rome, affixed to a slightly larger mount, signed on the mount in fountain pen, "Pius PP. X," with a sentiment in Latin written above the signature in another hand and a photographer's stamp to left side of image. In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges, and silvering to the darker areas of the photo.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Ft. Sports Cards
  • Dates: #629 - Ended February 09, 2022

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