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The starved-out undertakers

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

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)
Undertakers and undertaking
City & town life -- England -- London
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- England -- 1800-1899
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
Dynix: 2155911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17706061
Barcode: 33333159464557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8a6b2e0-c53c-012f-a3c7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1850: Created
  • 1864: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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 January 23, 2018. 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

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The starved-out undertakers