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LL/37248
ThumbnailLondon Stereoscopic Company 
The Last Prayer 
1850s (late) 
Stereocard, detail 
Private collection of John Hannavy 
62 
  
LL/11359
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Spirit of Bernadette 
n.d. 
Carte de visite 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 121) 
  
63 
  
LL/38166
ThumbnailRobert H. Vance 
Stereoscopic daguerreotype in a case, of a woman, probably dressed in mourning clothing 
1853-1854 (ca) 
Daguerreotypes, 1/9 plate, stereo 
5.7 x 4.2 cm 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 
Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Call number: WA Photos 402, Image ID number: 1246092 
  
64 
  
LL/42964
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
A memorial still life 
n.d. 
Autochrome 
5 x 7 ins 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica 
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#23 / 153) 
  
65 
  
LL/47137
ThumbnailW. & D. Downey 
Napoleon III. After his Death. 
1873, 25 January (published) 
Magazine illustration 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
66 
  
LL/35012
ThumbnailChase's Daguerreotype Rooms 
Daguerreotype - In our advertising columns may be seen the card of Mr. Chase's Daguerreotype Roomsą 
1846, 1 February 
Magazine page 
Google Books 
67 
  
LL/35021
ThumbnailJ.A. Whipple 
Daguerreotype Miniatures: John A. Whipple, 96 Washington Street 
1848 
Book page 
Google Books 
68 
  
LL/35019
ThumbnailJ.V.R. Schuyler (Ithaca, NY) 
The value of a perfect likeness should not be estimated by dollars and cents. 
1853 
Book page 
Google Books 
69 
  
LL/35209
ThumbnailMarcus Aurelius Root 
Root's Daguerrean Gallery 
1853 
Magazine page 
Google Books 
70 
  
LL/35210
ThumbnailMarcus Aurelius Root 
Root's Daguerrean Gallery - a poem on death 
1853 
Magazine page 
Google Books 
71 
  
LL/36161
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
Letter from Daniel Webster 
1848, 12 March (Letter) 
Book page 
Google Books 
72 
  
LL/40641
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer/creator 
Photograph of the deceased on a grave at a cemetery in Yokohama, Japan 
1881 
Book page 
Google Books 
73 
  
LL/36708
ThumbnailElliott & Fry 
Portraits of the bereaved 
1917, 21 July 
Magazine page 
The Courtauld Institute of Art 
Copyright: Illustrated London News Ltd. All rights reserved, Gale Document Number: HN3100549957 
  

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