A photograph from 1895 of Michelangelo’s Pietà in St Peter’s basilica, Vatican City.
Madonna del Miracolo
A vintage postcard of the Madonna of the Miracle in the church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte in Rome.
The image is based on the Marian apparition experienced by the Jewish convert Alfonso Ratisbonne in 1842.
Madonna del Parto
The 16th century statue of Our Lady of Childbirth in the church of Sant’Agostino in Rome.
Due to its classical style, it was sometimes believed the statue depicts the young emperor Nero and his mother Agrippina the Younger rather than Jesus and Mary.
Santa Maria Liberatrice
The miraculous image of Our Lady Liberatrix in the parish church of Testaccio, Rome.
The interior of the Italo-Greek church of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata in Rome.
Madonna del Bell’Amore
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Beautiful Love in the church of the Minime sisters in Rome.
The church of St. Mary the Great at Rome, with the additional buildings on each side. The antique column brought hither from the Temple of Peace by Pope Paul V.
Salus Populi Romani
An 18th century copy of the miraculous icon of Mary in the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome.
Imago miraculosa Virgo Maria
An engraving of the miraculous Byzantine icon of Mary in the church of Santi Bonifacio e Alessio, Rome.
A close up of the image of the Mother of Divine Providence in the church of the Barnabite fathers, Rome.
Mater Gratiae et Misericordiae
The image of Our Lady of Grace and Mercy in the church of the sisters of St Anne, Rome.