From a photograph taken at the age of sixty-six, by Rockwood in the Yale University Library. ”The Pageant of America” Collection / v.11 - The American spirit in letters / (Published photographs)
« Herman Melville died yesterday at his residence, 104 East Twenty-sixth Street, this city, of heart failure, aged seventy-two. He was the author of Typee, Omoo, Mobie Dick, and other sea-faring tales, written in earlier years. He leaves a wife and two daughters, Mrs. M. B. Thomas and Miss Melville ».
The New York Times, September 29 1891