Early 1900s large format photograph of a Greek Orthodox funeral. Typical of the culture and the times, a large ceremony is captured on the steps of the church. The deceased in centre, open casket surrounded by friends and family. Large decorative banners frame the scene. Profoundly sad and beautiful. Photographer unidentified but discovered with a collection by Royal Studio 725 Barton St. E., Hamilton Ontario. Clear, crisp image with terrific detail and excellent tone and composition. Very rare image.
Matt: 13.5 x 12 in. / Image: 10 x 8 in.