Item No: pdcc00153
Title: Decoration Day at Philadelphia.
Additional Title: Orphans decorating Their Fathers' Graves in Glenwood Cemetery.
Print and Picture Collection
Decoration Day is now known as Memorial Day.
Engraving on wood depicting young ladies placing flags before grave markers in a cemetery. Men in formal dress and wearing military hats hold the flags ready to be placed. Young participants stand in readiness by the graves and a large crowd has gathered to witness the ceremony.
Published in the Illustrated London News.
Caption: Decoration Day at Philadelphia: Orphans decorating their fathers' graves in Glenwood Cemetery.
Source : http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2006677411/
A917.481 P536 v.3
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler