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"Burial of De Soto" by Alfred R. Waud

Black-and-white reproduction of a wood engraving of the burial in the Mississippi River of Hernando De Soto. Five men are in a small row boat and are placing the body of De Soto into the water at night. A priest is standing up in the boat, holding a crucifix and praying. Another man is holding a torch.

“Burial of de Soto”by Alfred R. Waud

Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

"Burial of De Soto" by Alfred R. Waud. Waud, Alfred R. (Artist)

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