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Yellow Fever, N. O.

ID Number: 1965.78
Title: Yellow Fever, N. O.
Title Type: artist's
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: drawings (visual works)
Collection Type: Drawings
Artist/Maker: Waud, Alfred Rudolph, 1828-1891 (draftsman (artist)) -- More information
Date: 1871 or 1872
Process/Technique: Pencil and gouache on gray paper
Materials: graphite (mineral)
gouache (paint)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches
Object Description View of an open grave and people carrying bodies of fever victims; mourner beside grave.
Label Text: LDL: Alfred and William Waud Collection 2008-10-31
Sketch of a dramatic scene of yellow fever victims being buried outside of a large building with columns. There is a nun holding the body and two men carrying a body on s stretcher. A woman is on her knees in sorrow. Caption reads: yellow fever
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection, The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection
Collection Theme(s): Painting and Drawing
Yellow Fever
Death, Dying and Burial Customs
Subjects: Yellow fever -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Studies (visual works)
Figure drawings
Yellow fever
Dead persons
Condition: Good
Other Number: Louisiana Digital Library aw000076
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