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Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing. : Italian Religious Broadsides, 1611-1697

Collection of 154 religious broadsides printed in Italy between 1611 and 1697. These broadsides were issued for various Catholic feast days and other religious occasions; the majority of items feature sonnets related to these topics. Many broadsides were commissioned by confraternities or trade guilds and most were dedicated to clerical or noble patrons of these organizations.
Extent: 1.6 linear feet - (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Ephemera
Call Number: Case Wing oversize ZC 93 185
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The Italian Religious Broadsides are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).