A time to mourn : expressions of grief in nineteenth century America / Martha V. Pike and Janice Gray Armstrong.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-148860

Description

192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Art, American Exhibitions.
Art, Modern Exhibitions. 19th century
Grief in art Exhibitions.

Originator

Pike, Martha V.
Armstrong, Janice Gray. joint author.
Museums at Stony Brook.

Contents

Where all our steps are tending : death in the American context / David E. Stannard -- The problem of time in nineteenth century America / Harvey Green -- Symbolic death : an anthropological view of mourning ritual in the nineteenth century / Lawrence Taylor -- The worldly side of paradise : Green-Wood Cemetery / Donald E. Simon -- Posthumous mourning portraiture / Phoebe Lloyd -- Chrysallis of gloom : nineteenth century American mourning costume / Barbara Dodd Hillerman -- Truly we live in a dying world : mourning on Long Island / P.G. Buckley

Publication

Stony Brook, N.Y. : Museums at Stony Brook

Description

192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Notes

Exhibition held May 24-Nov. 16, 1980 at Museums at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, N.Y.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 190.

Call Number

Coll. N6510.P54

Places

United States