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W.M. Raymond & Co. Proprietors & manufacturers of metallic burial cases & caskets. 348 Pearl St., New York / Hatch & Co. 111 Broadway N.Y.

W.M. Raymond & Co. Proprietors & manufacturers of metallic burial cases & caskets. 348 Pearl St., New York / Hatch & Co. 111 Broadway N.Y.



Print shows the funeral procession of President Abraham Lincoln after leaving New York City Hall, with spectators lining the street. The area above the procession is taken up by an advertisement for W.M. Raymond & Co., manufacturers of metallic burial cases and caskets.
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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by W.M. Raymond & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y.

Alois Senefelder, the inventor of lithography, introduced the subject of colored lithography in 1818. Printers in other countries, such as France and England, were also started producing color prints. The first American chromolithograph—a portrait of Reverend F. W. P. Greenwood—was created by William Sharp in 1840. Chromolithographs became so popular in American culture that the era has been labeled as "chromo civilization". During the Victorian times, chromolithographs populated children's and fine arts publications, as well as advertising art, in trade cards, labels, and posters. They were also used for advertisements, popular prints, and medical or scientific books.





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