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Catalog Number 1983X.51.66
Object Name Card, Mourning
Title In Memoriam Card for Infant, George Robert Batterby, 1889
Date 08/28/1889
Year Range from 1889
Year Range to 1889
Description In Memoriam Card for George Robert Batterby who died August 28, 1889 at the age of 2 months, 15 days. Gold printed border and lettering on thick black card with rounded corners.
At top is a religious poem in which Death is described as the door or transition to "the life elysian." At the bottom is a poem which describes the grief associated with the loss of such "a precious one" and the hope that God will keep his soul "safe in Heaven."
People Batterby, George Robert
Subjects SPECIAL EVENTS - FUNERALS
COMMEMORATION
DEATH
CHILDREN
RELIGION
Dimensions 16.5 x 10.5 cm. - L x W