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Preliminary sketch and inscription for the headstone of Eliza Laurence.

England?, 1873.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : drawing ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HD9999.G7 P74 1873 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Drawings & Watercolors
Text in pen and ink. Graphite drawing of headstone and grave.
"In memory of Eliza ... the beloved wife of Alfred Laurence who died December 25th 1872 aged 68 years. 'She was ---. But words would fail to tell her worth. Think what a mother and wife would be and she was that.'"
"She laid in peace with all, and did without an enemy.:
Signed: E. Welles, Mason.
Subject Terms:
Death care industry -- Great Britain.
Sepulchral monuments -- Designs and plans.
Graphite drawings -- British -- 19th century.
Welles, E.

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