Meeting No. 49 – Victorian Death Customs – Meeting Minutes

Discussion: Heidi tells Rissa all about the kooky lives and customs around Victorian era death and funerals.

Discussion starts: (00:03:44)

Post-Life Photo

Photo: Unknown/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

Memento Mori “remember that you have to die” – hair from deceased as jewelry

Photo: Unknown/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 4.0

 

Photo: Morning Glory Antiques and Jewelry

“Snap Apple Night” 1833 painting by Daniel Maclise. Via http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maclise.snap.apple.night.jpg

Wooly worm! Photo from: https://www.almanac.com/content/woolly-bear-caterpillars-and-weather-prediction

If you’re interested in death, check out Cailtin Doughty’s books!

Leila’s Hair Museum

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