The Victorian Cemetery - Rutherford, Sarah, Fr.

The Victorian period has been described as the 'Great Age of Death'. The customs of death, notably burial and mourning, were taken very seriously and elaborate rituals of commemoration were part of everyone's lives. As demand grew for hygienic and dignified burial places, the humble parish graveyard - unable to cope - was joined by a newcomer to ...

The Victorian Cemetery 2009, Shire Publications, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780747807018

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