Cardinal Newman.The Whitehall Review. 10th. May. 1879.
Lithograph. 372 x 264mm. 14½ x 10¼". Trimmed along the left-hand edge. Some spotting and scuffing.
John Henry Newman (1801-1890), Cardinal and theologian. He was an English Roman Catholic priest, cardinal and poet. During his early life he played a major role in the Oxford Movement to bring the Church of England back to its Catholic roots. He wrote numerous books all of which influenced the development of the Catholic church: Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Grammar of Assent. His beatification is expected to be officially proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the UK on 19 September 2010.
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