Lot 348A: (VERNACULAR EMBALMING) The Renouard Training School of Embalmers, Class of 1926, New York (with Prof. Auguste Renouard in the upper rig

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October 25, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: WITH 4 DAGUERREOTYPE POST-MORTEMS (VERNACULAR EMBALMING)
The Renouard Training School of Embalmers, Class of 1926, New York (with Prof. Auguste Renouard in the upper right corner).
Silver print, the image measuring 10 1/8x13 1/8 inches (25.8x33.4cm.), the mount 15 3/4x20 inches (40x50.8 cm.), with the photographer's credit W.A. Sprinkle, in the negative, and with a printed title and caption identifying each of the students on mount recto. 1926
Notes: With the Board of Emblaming Examiners of the State of New York Certificate issued to Ray Anson, who is shown in the lower right.

ACCOMPANIED BY--Group of 4 post-mortem daguerreotypes. Comprising a half-plate of family group with the mother cradling her toddler, 2 variant sixth-plates of a man in a coffin, and a sixth-plate of a mother holding her deceased infant. 1850s.

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