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In loving remembrance of Alice Daisy Walker : who died July 21st, 1895, aged 6 years : interred in Abney Park Cemetery, July 29th, no. of grave 93,528.
London?, 1895.
Physical Description:
1 embossed print : added silver, letterpress ; 31 x 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 49a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Including eight lines of verse beginning "A light is from the household gone ..."
"In a further elaboration, [memorial] cards might be mounted on larger 'frame' cards. These were similarly treated with low-relief and lace effect and were designed to be mounted on a black background for glazing and framing ... Some of these appeared with the addition of silver (and, more rarely, pastel colours) ..."--Rickards, M. The encyclopedia of ephemera, p. 157.
Embossed and printed memorial card, in remembrance of Alice Daisy Walker. The image depicts a mother mourning at the foot of a large cross, framed by Gothic tracery, against a black background. The text is printed letterpress.
Subject Terms:
Abney Park Cemetery (London, England)
Children -- Death.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Walker, Alice Daisy, 1888 or 9-1895.
Memorials (Commemorative)
Memorial cards.
Embossed prints.

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