"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.
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