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Le Cardinal Mercier protége la Belgique

Le Cardinal Mercier protége la Belgique

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Full figure view of the Catholic Cardinal Mercier. Cardinal Désiré Joseph Mercier (1851-1926) became one of the leaders of Belgium during the war, opposing the deportation of Belgians to Germany, and was instrumental during the peace settlement in keeping outlying Dutch regions from being annexed.
Translation of title: Cardinal Mercier protects Belgium.
Signed: D. Charles Fouqueray 1916.
Promotional goal: Fr. J5. 1916//Fr. J48. 1916.
Item is no. 145 & 163 in a printed checklist available in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Reading Room.





Fouqueray, Charles, 1869-1956, artist




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