The Undertaker of the 1800's;
The forerunner of today's Funeral Director
In a presentation, the Victorian Under-taker explains the beginning and the development of undertaker in an informative and somewhat humorous way.
As part of his presentations, the Victorian Undertaker displays a good cross section of death related items of the 1800's which allows him to explain complicated subjects or questions more easily.
This "removal basket" always brings several interesting questions. In the days before mortuary cots to remove the body from the place of death, this wicker coffin was used to carry the deceased out. He was refered to as a "basket case".
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