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Source:   Burial customs - American Indian


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[Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child.]

Image ID: 834689

[Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child.] (1835)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  [Grieving Native American parents at the forest gravesite of their child.]

Creator(s)

: Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889 -- Artist
Thorn, Linton, d. 1838 -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1835

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.1 x 14.8 cm.

Notes

: From April 1835 issue of Family Magazine. Note 2.) Illustration of the lines of verse: "Ah, little thought the strong and brave, / Who bore their lifeless chieftain forth; / Or the young wife, that weeping gave / Her first-born to the earth, / That the pale race, who waste us now, / Among their bones should guide the plough.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Burial customs - American Indian

Source Description

: 2 folders (45 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BURI - Ame

Digital ID

: 834689

Record ID

: 1044341

Digital Item Published

: 6-22-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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