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Memorial portraiture of a boy


Description
Mystery Question:
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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A memorial portraiture of a boy. The name of the photographer is unknown.
Notes:
"Post-mortem photography (also known as memorial portraiture or a mourning portrait) is the practice of photographing the recently deceased. These photographs of deceased loved ones were a normal part of American and European culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." (Wikipedia)
Date of Original:
ca. 1860-1900s
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 6.2 cm
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Memorial portraiture of a boy


A memorial portraiture of a boy. The name of the photographer is unknown.