It’s during this exposition, from may 25 to june 2, that Secondo Pia took the first photograph of the Linen revealing, through the image of the photographic negative, some details never discovered before.

This end of XIX century exposition was in coincidence with an important show of sacred art and the celebration of a series of anniversaries like the fourth centenary of the building of the Cathedral of Turin, the third centenary of the constitution of the Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud and the Albertino Statute’s 50th anniversary.