Paul Frecker
Fine Photographs


Pope Benedict XV, 1922
G. Felici, Rome, Italy
real photo postcard

A real photo postcard showing the laid out body of Pope Benedict XV, who died at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City on 22 January 1922.

A caption in the negative gives the image the title 'La Salma [English: corpse] di S.S. Benedetto XV.'

Published by G. Felici of Rome. 

The postcard measures 3.3" by 5.6" (8.5 cm by 14.4 cm). 



code: pm0190
post mortem, post mortem portrait, post mortem portraits, lying in state, Pope, Popes, Pope Benedict XV, Benedict XV