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Source:   Burial customs - A-L


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The starved-out undertakers

Image ID: 834654

The starved-out undertakers (1850)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The starved-out undertakers

Creator

: Leech, John, 1817-1864 -- Etcher

Created Date

: 1850

Medium

: Etchings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19.3 x 25.1 cm.

Notes

: Printed on border: "The extravagant charges made by the London Undertakers having provoked public comment, more reasonable and rational bills of performance were advertised by the Economic Funeral Company, Baker Street." Tears on image.

Original Source

: From Early pencillings from Punch (chiefly political). Bradbury and Evans, 18--?) Leech, John (1817-1864), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Burial customs - A-L

Source Description

: 2 folders (52 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BURI - (A-L)

Digital ID

: 834654

Record ID

: 1044315

Digital Item Published

: 6-12-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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