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This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique Death and Funeral Prints.
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001dth: 1870 Death: Drowned Woman. Antique engraved image from the literary journal "Every Saturday." Title of the engraving is "Virginia Drowned." Shows the body of a young woman washed up on the beach, with waves crashing behind her. 11x16 in. $30

004dth: 1866 Death: New York Morgue Scene. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Scene in the New York Morgue: Identification of the Unknown Dead." Shows two bodies lying on tables, with several people trying to identify them. 8x11 in. $20

005dth: 1881 Death of President Garfield. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, showing Garfield's coffin on display in the capitol rotunda. A crowd of mourners is filing past, paying their last respects. 11x16 in. $30

006dth: 1871: Death at the Door. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Too Late." Shows two women arriving at the door of a young man's room, greeted by Death (a skeleton draped in black). A short article on the back of the page describes the scene: The women represent Fame and Fortune, who have come to visit a poor starving artist in his room. Unfortunately the artist died before they could bestow him with riches. 11x16 in. $40

007dth: 1884 New York Funeral Procession. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Funeral Procession Passing the City Hall, New York." Shows a horse-drawn hearse moving past a crowd of onlookers. 8x11 in. $20

008dth: 1860 Death, Destruction from Iowa Tornado. Two pages showing views and an accompanying article, from Harper's Weekly. Scenes show the ruins of Camanche, Iowa, a town that was completely destroyed by a tornado, twenty-two coffins for the dead at Camanche and the ruins of Comanche and Albany City, Iowa. The article describes the scene in gruesome detail. 11x16 in. $60

009dth: 1882 Death of Child at Sea. Engraved scene from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, titled "Burial of an Emigrant Child at Sea." Shows two grieving parents and a small crowd watching as a child's body is dropped from the side of a ship. 11x16 in. $30

010dth: 1874 Paris Morgue After Disaster. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Morgue at Paris: The Last Scene of a Tragedy. Shows a crowd of people attempting to identify dead bodies behind a glass window. 11x16 in. $30

012dth: 1883 Funeral of Poor Child in Paris. Somber engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Funeral of a Little Waif, Paris. Shows two pall bearers carrying a tiny coffin through the rain, on their way to the graveyard. 11x16 in. $30

013dth: 1872 Graveyard Scene. Engraved image from Harper's Weekly, titled "In Trinity Church Yard." Shows an old man and young girl standing by a tombstone, reading the inscription. 11x16 in. $30

014dth: 1868 Death: Infanticide in New York City. Five disturbing engraved scenes from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, showing murdered infants being disposed of and discovered in New York City. Accompanied by part of an article describing infanticide as a growing problem in the city. 11x16 in. $30

015dth: 1872 Funeral Scene: Viewing the Coffin. Engraved image from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, titled "New York City: Obsequies of the Late Colonel James Fisk, Jr.: The Remains Lying in State in the Corridor of the Erie Railway Offices in the Grand Opera House." Shows Fisk's body in the coffin, with mourners filing past. 11x16 in. $30

200dth: 1873 Scene at an Irish Wake. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "An Irish Wake." Mourners are gathered in a small room with the coffin, and talking amongst themselves.
11x16 in. $50


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