Lot 348A: (VERNACULAR EMBALMING) The Renouard Training School of Embalmers, Class of 1926, New York (with Prof. Auguste Renouard in the upper rig
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
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
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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