MADRID BROADSIDE - Bull of the Crusade: Bula de composicion para los reynos de Indias. M DCC. LXXXX. y M. DCC. LXXXXI. Sumario de la Bula de la Santa Cruzada.
An uncommon personalised indulgence for for the souls of the deceased in Peru and Tierra Firme.
Place and Year: Madrid: February 30,1789.
Technique: Broadside: letterpress and woodcut. (Very Good, uncut margins, small worm holes in the paper, old annottions) 31 x 22 cm (12.2 x 6.8 inches).
A personalised broadside indulgence was printed in Madrid for Reynos de Indias - the American and Philippine possessions of the Spanish Crown. Bula de la santa Cruzada, or a Bull of the Crusade was a Papal bull that granted indulgences to those who took part in the crusades against Muslims, pagans and heretics. The
The wood-cut illustrations show St. Peter and Paul, seal of the Comisario General De la Santa Cruzada, and the facsimile signature.