Pope Pius XI.
Apostolic blessing signed, in Latin, untranslated, one page, off-white sheet - affixed on slightly larger cardboard (with an unsigned photo verso), 18 x 26,5 inch - with an affixed `Francesco Reale, Roma` photograph of the seated pontiff (10,75 x 15 inch), Rome/Vatikan, n.d., signed at the bottom in black ink "Pius pp.XI.", with scattered mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition.
|Profession||Pope from 6 February 1922, and sovereign of Vatican City from its creation as an independent state on 11 February 1929 until his death on 10 February 1939|
|Year of birth||1857|
|year of death||1939|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||18 x 26,5|
|Condition||fine to very fine|
|Type of Autograph||oversized photograph|