Pope John Paul II greeting Estelle Shohet Brettman (second from right) and members of the Gaeta and Caprio families at the Vatican, early 1980’s.
Estelle Brettman in the atrium of the Vigna Randanini Catacomb with Alberto Marcocci, Fabio Filippello, and friend.
Estelle Brettman and the “Vaults of Memory” exhibit at the Boston Public Library, 1986
Estelle Shohet Brettman lecturing at the Boston Public Library, 1986
Inauguration of “Vaults of Memory” at the Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome, December, 1986
Estelle Brettman reading a Greek inscription in the Vigna Randanini catacomb, early 1980’s.
Special permission to photograph in the catacombs.
Estelle Shohet Brettman and Walter Persagati, Director of the Vatican Museums
Estelle Brettman in a catacomb
Estelle Brettman and Giuseppe Cardinal Caprio
Estelle Brettman and Sister Maria Francesca Antongiovanni, OSB, photographer and archivist for the PCAS
Estelle’s passion and pleasure.
Catacomb comrades: Alberto Marcocci, Louise LaGorce Hickey, and Fernando Di Porto.
Estelle and Alberto in the Catacombs of Rome
Photogallery of Estelle Shohet Brettman: Life and Work