Burial vault photographs.
[New York]: [National Casket Company], c.1930-1950. Designed to protect the casket, the burial vault is commonly required by a cemetery to ensure proper grounds maintenance and to avoid the settling of a grave site. Originally, burial vaults were made of wood, but later technologies allowed the containers to be manufactured in concrete and steel. This collection features images of all material states: wood, cement and steel examples. Funerary ephemera. Very Good. Collection of five illustrations of burial vaults: One silver gelatin photograph, one photographic print and three printed cards, all black and white. In very good condition with only one print showing water damage, and average wear and tear. Some with pencil annotations and model information on the verso. Sizing approximately ~12.5" x 7" Item #9990