A private papal indulgence granted to the Rev. Timothy Gibberd. Colour lithograph, 18--.

  • Gibberd, Timothy, active 1750-1758.
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At the top is a portrait of Pope Benedict XIV flanked by Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Below is the request for an indulgence by Timothy Gibberd. Left, the grant of indulgence authorised by the seal of Giovanni Carlo Boschi on behalf of the Pope

Although the document states that Gibberd was "present in Rome and about to leave shortly", he is not included in Ford and Ingamells, op. cit.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified] (London : Kronheim and Co.)

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1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image 17.2 x 26.7 cm


Ssmo D.N.D.P.P. Benedicto XIV. ... Pro Timotheo Gibherd equite Anglo rectore in Lincolnshire. Beat<issi>me Pater. Timotheus Gibherd eques Anglus Rome presens et brevi discessurus humilli<ssi>me supplicat S.V. ut sibi et omnibus suis consanguineis, et affinibus usque ad tertium inclusive gradum nec non 30 amicis benigne concedere dignetur indulgentiam plenariam in articulo mortis sit ... Facsimile of a private papal indulgence.

References note

John Ingamells, A dictionary of British and Irish travellers in Italy, 1701-1800, compiled from the Brinsley Ford archive, New Haven and London 1997 (Timothy Gibberd not mentioned)


Wellcome Collection 29791i



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