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Object Name Card, Mourning
Catalog Number 1942.7 [dup2]
Date 1852
Material(s) Paper/Wood
Dimensions H-4.75 W-3.75 inches
Description This piece is a funeral card made for the passing of Henry Clay. The card is a white card with gold print and it has a small turned wood urn embellishment attached to the center as focal point of card inside a printed gold frame. The inscription reads: "In Memory/ of/ H. Clay./ Born April 12, 1777/ Died June 29, 1852.
Collection Mrs. Charles Brown Collection
People Clay, Henry
Subjects Memorial works
Funerary Object
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Search Terms Memorials
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS