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Figure 76
Handmade Memorial for Crawford Irven Brown. [Born
April 26, 1851. Died January 21, 1904 at 10 A.M.]
unknown, ca. 1904
Reverse painting on glass with tintype
25 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

note - verse reads:
We Have Lost Our Darling Father
He Has Bid Us All Adieu
He Has Gone To Live In Heaven
And His Person Is Lost To View
Oh That Darling How We Loved Him
Oh How Hard To Give Him Up
But An Angel Came Down For Him
Anb[d] Removed Him From Our Flock
courtesy, Center for Visual Communication