VHRN Newsnote: 1878 Carte de Visite: Antoine Fiat

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired an 1878 carte de visite of Antoine Fiat who served as 16th superior general of the Congregation of the Mission and the Company of the Daughters of Charity. He was the longest serving superior general (1878-1914). The photo was taken by Pierre Petit whose studio was located at 31, Place Cadet in Paris. Petit specialized in photographing: the "Episcopat Francais, Lycees et Ecoles de France, Faculte de Medecine, Societe des Gens de Lettres."

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