VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week 5/31/2015

The Vincentiana Collection in the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently purchased this early 19th century color lithograph of St. Vincent. The legend at the bottom reads: "St. Vincent de Paul. Founder of the priests of the Mission and of the Sisters of Charity, and of the Pitie, Bicetre, Salpetriere and Foundling hospitals. Born in 1576. Died in 1660. Dedicated to the Maternity Society.

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