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In affectionate remembrance of Betsy Partridge : who died September 3rd, 1876 : aged 1 year, 7 months.
England, 1876.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 46 x 56 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 16a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Commemorative in remembrance of Betsy Partridge (1875-1876). The sheet features a lithographic illustration (printed in black and silver) of a large tomb flanked by church buildings, an angel, mourning children, and a dog. The print is signed J. Watchurst, London, and numbered 409. Pasted neatly to the tomb is an embossed memorial card, completed in manuscript, for Betsy Partridge. Beneath this, and also pasted to the image of the tomb, is a card bearing "Lines on the death of our baby." The mourning card and verse are both signed "F. Wheatley & Son, undertakers ... Birm." Affixed to the perimeter of the sheet is a border of metallic mesh ribbon, in silver and gold.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Mourning customs -- Great Britain.
Partridge, Betsy, 1875-1876.
Memorials (Commemorative)
Memorial cards.
Embossed prints.
Lithographs -- 1876.
Watchurst, J.
F. Wheatley & Son (Birmingham, England)

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