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Emblems of Mortality: representing, by numerous engravings, death seizing all ranks anad conditions of people. Imitated from a painting in the cemetery of the Dominican church at Basil [sic], Switzerland. WIth an apostrophe to each, translated from the Latin. To which is now added, for the first time, a particular description of each cut, or engraving. Third edition

Author:
John Warner Barber (American, Windsor, Connecticut 1798–1885 New Haven, Connecticut)
Engraver:
Alexander Anderson (American, New York 1775–1870 Jersey City, New Jersey)
Designer:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Publisher:
Babcock & Co. (New Haven, Connecticut)
Printer:
S. Babcock
Date:
1846
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engraving
Dimensions:
6 7/16 x 4 3/16 x 9/16in. (16.3 x 10.6 x 1.5cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.2641(50)
Not on view
Signature: Frontispiece, lower left: "AA"; illustration p. 10: "A"
Pomeroy 2005.85 (c)
William James Linton History of Wood Engraving. 1882, p. 5.

Jane R. Pomeroy Alexander Anderson (1775-1870): Wood Engraver and Illustrator, An Annotated Bibliography. American Antiquarian Society, New-York Historical Society, 2005, cat. no. 85 (c), pp. 105-6.



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