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Source: Sphere
Source type: magazine
Document type: illustration
Document title: “The Last Funeral Ceremony in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Canton”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Author(s): Finnemore, J.
Date of publication: 5 October 1901
Volume number: 7
Issue number: 89
Pagination: 7

 
Citation
Finnemore, J. “The Last Funeral Ceremony in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Canton.” Sphere 5 Oct. 1901 v7n89: p. 7.
 
Transcription
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Keywords
McKinley funeral services (Canton, OH: illustrations).
 
Named persons
none.
 
Notes
Descriptive text accompanying the caption reads as follows: “The McKinley pew was draped with crape. On the dais in front of the organ were grouped the magnificent floral offerings. The coffin, resting on a pedestal, was covered by the American flag.”

The illustration (below) is described as being “from a sketch by our special artist, Alfred Pearse” and “drawn by J. Finnemore, R.I.”

Text immediately above the illustration reads: “The Funeral Service in the President’s Old Church.”

Title herein taken from caption.
 
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The Last Funeral Ceremony in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Canton

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