catafalques: Covered mortuary trolley, England, 1895-1905: Underneath this stained canopy was placed the body of a deceased person before removal to a mortuary. The stretcher can be used separately from the wheeled base and it would have been secured upon the metal frame before being manoeuvred to the mortuary. The trolley is made of wood and metal and has solid rubber wheels. It dates from the early 1900s and has been well used because the front wheels have been replaced with more modern equiv
ed mortuary trolley, England, 1895-1905:
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