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Catastrophe in a funeral procession.

Image ID: 833120

Catastrophe in a funeral procession. (1865)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Catastrophe in a funeral procession.

Published Date

: 1865

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 14 cm. (8 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "…taken from one of Sir Gardner Wilkinson's engravings, a scene in the representation of a funeral procession crossing the Lake of the Dead (no. 2), that appears in one of theses early paintings at Thebes … the retrograde movement of the large boat, which has grounded and is pushed off the bank, striking the smaller one with its rudder, has overturned a large table loaded with cakes and other things, upon the rowers seated ....
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Original Source

: From A history of caricature & grotesque in literature and art : with illustrations from various sources, drawn and engraved. Virtue Brothers, 1865) Wright, Thomas (1810-1877), Author. Fairholt, F. W. (Frederick William) (1814-1866), Engraver.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Accidents

Source Description

: 2 folders (80 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 833120

Record ID

: 719773

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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