Funeral Procession, Virginia, 1880


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Image Reference
NW0180

Source
Harper's Weekly (Feb. 21, 1880), p. 124. (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-8396)

Comments
Captioned "A Negro funeral in Virginia," depicts a casket born on horse-drawn carriage, preceded by grave diggers and followed by mourners. Reprinted in George A. Sala, America Revisited (London, 1882).