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Vanity Fair Westminster Archbishop Vaughan portrait Spy

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Vanity Fair - The Archbishop of Westminster


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Original antique portrait print


Westminster' . Vanity Fair portrait of The Archbishop of Westminster. Herbert Alfred Vaughan (1833-1933) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Westminster from 1892 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1893. He was the founder in 1866 of St Joseph's Foreign Missionary College, known as Mill Hill Missionaries. He also founded the Catholic Truth Society. In 1871 Vaughan led a group of priests to the United States to form a mission society whose purpose was to administer to freedmen. In 1893 the society reorganized to form the US-based St. Joseph Society of the Sacred Heart, known as the Josephite Fathers. Vaughan also founded St. Bede's College, Manchester. As Archbishop of Westminster, he led the capital campaign and construction of Westminster Cathedral.

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artist Spy (Sir Leslie Ward) (1851-1922)
method Chromolithograph
date 1891
size 380mm by 265mm (sheet)
SKU PT4720