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Maker(s):Rethel, Alfred; Reinid, R. (text)
Culture:German (1816-1859)
Title:Portfolio: Auch ein Todtentanz [The Dance of Death]
Date Made:1848
Type:Portfolio; Print
Materials:A portfolio with six wood engravings and typeset on wove paper
Place Made:Europe
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.723.1-8
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
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Description:
A portfolio containing eight leaves starting with a title page. The following six pages each have a woodcut image with text printed beneath. The final page is just text. Unbound, housed in a marbled portfolio. Made in response to the revolution of 1848

Tags:
deaths; revolutions; social commentary

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