Mourning Picture to the memory of Virgin family

Nathaniel Currier, American, 1813 - 1888


about 1837

Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper

Image: 8 7/8 × 12 5/8 in. (22.5 × 32 cm)

Sheet: 10 3/16 × 14 in. (25.8 × 35.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ms. Emily LeBaron



N. Currier Lithographer, New York


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, center: TO THE / MEMORY / OF; inscribed, in brown ink, center: Susan C. Virgin - who Died, March 1st. [st in superscript and underscored] 1837 Aged [ge in superscript] 22. / William H. Virgin who / Died Aug [ug in superscript and underscored] 5th [th in superscript and underscored] 1838 Aged [ge in superscript] 17. / Elisa Jane Virgin, who / Died April 7th [th in supersript and underscored] 1841 Aged [ge in superscript] 24. / "Blessed are the Dead, / Who die in the Lord"; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Pub. by N. Currier 2 Spruce S.t [t in superscript] N.Y.

Course History

WRIT 5, America‘s Founding Fathers: Why They Still Matter, Marlene Heck, Winter 2015

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.


Emily LeBaron; given to present colleciton, 1981.

Catalogue Raisonne

Conningham (1949): 6070

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