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Maker(s):Rethel, Alfred; Reinid, R. (text)
Culture:German (1816-1859)
Title:Title page from the portfolio Auch ein Todtentanz [The Dance of Death]
Date Made:1848
Type:Print
Materials:Typeset printing in black ink on wove paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:sheet: 11 1/2 in x 16 in; 29.21 cm x 40.64 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.723.1
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
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Description:
one of portfolio of 6 woodcuts and descriptive running text in rhyming verse, beginning on intro/title page and ending on endpiece
Title page: Ein Todtentanz / aus dem Tahre 1848 / Erfunden und gezeichnet von / Ulfred Rethel. / Mit erklarendem Text von / R. Reinid.

Tags:
deaths; revolutions; social commentary

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