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Cabinet Card - Emma Matilda Hammet Funeral Card, Melbourne, Victoria, 1894 Document Reg. No: HT 28049

Summary:
Cabinet card commemorating the death of Emma Matilda Hammett on 10 February 1894. Card made by the Art Engraving Company, 8 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

This cabinet card is from a photograph album containing one cabinet card, six cabinet photographs, ninety one carte de visite photographs and two tintype photographs. The photographs are almost all studio portraits of men, women and children taken in various photographic studios in Ballarat, Melbourne, Hobart, Wagga Wagga, Cardiff and London between 1850 and 1900.
Description:
Cabinet card featuring gold text on black card.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 107 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: death mourning, cards, funerals, cabinet photographs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Death & Mourning
Tertiary Classification: ceremonial ephemera
Inscriptions: Printed in gold ink on card: 'The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken / away : Blessed be the name of the Lord.' / JOB i. 21. / In Loving Remembrance / of / Emma Matilda Hammet / Beloved Daughter of Mrs. Hannah E. Hammet / Died February 10, 1894 / A PRECIOUS one from us is gone, / A voice we loved is stilled ; / A place is vacant in our home / That never can be filled. / God in His wisdom has recalled / The boon His love had given, / and though the body lingers here, / The soul is safe in Heaven. / The Art Engraving Company, 8 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. / COPYRIGHT.'
Person Commemorated: Emma Hammett, Victoria, Australia, 10 Feb 1894
Maker: Art Engraving Company, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1894

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