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Cardinal Antonelli

Cardinal Antonelli


A carte-de-visite portrait of the unscrupulous and grasping Cardinal Giacomo Antonelli (1806-1876), a key figure in the struggle between the papacy and the Italian Risogimento. He has often been called 'The Italian Richelieu'.

Photographed by Fratelli d'Alessandri of Rome.
 

Code: 123352
 
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