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- DescriptionA fascinating text explains the many popular nineteenth century traditions associated with death and mourning. Over 300 color photographs display jewelry, photography, clothing, customs, and symbolism. Over 70 pages of a Victorian hair jewelry catalog are included.
- Author BiographyMary Brett is a dedicated student of mourning customs and artefacts who has selected an important reference archive over many years. It is her intention in writing this book to give readers insight into the beauty of death, as seen through the eyes of Victorians, and to share some of the artefacts they left as reminders of their convictions and reverence for the departed. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.
- Author(s)Mary Brett
- PublisherSchiffer Publishing Ltd
- Date of Publication15/10/2006
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationAtglen
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSchiffer Publishing Ltd
- Content Note229 color and 72 b/w photographs
- Weight1600 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine25 mm
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