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Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper A Negro Funeral

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.02 Author/Creator: Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper Place Written: London, England Type: Engraving Date: 13 September 1862 Pagination: 1 p. : col. ; 14.2 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "A Negro Funeral" dated September 13, 1862. The engraving features 11 African American men walking beside a horse-drawn funeral coach driven by another man. The engraving has been colored in.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansFunerals

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