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The starved-out undertakers

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Title
The starved-out undertakers
Names
Leech, John (1817-1864) (Etcher)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Burial customs - A-L

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BURI - (A-L)
Topics
Undertakers and undertaking
City & town life -- England -- London
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- England -- 1800-1899
Genres
Etchings
Notes
Content : 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.

Source note: Early pencillings from Punch (chiefly political). Bradbury and Evans, 18--?) Leech, John (1817-1864), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19.3 x 25.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 2155911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17706061
Barcode : 33333159464557
UUID: d8a6b2e0-c53c-012f-a3c7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1850: Created
  • 1864: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The starved-out undertakers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The starved-out undertakers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1850). The starved-out undertakers Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cd1c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The starved-out undertakers