Black Plumes and Victorian Sentimentality

When:
28th October 2015 @ 19:30
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2015-10-28T20:00:00+00:00
Where:
Time and Talents, The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street, London, SE16 4PL
St Marychurch St
London SE16
UK
Cost:
£2 / Membership option available

Robert’s talk in October – Black Plumes and Victorian Sentimentality will examine Victorian attitudes to death and the associated paraphernalia, including the hearses, mourning dresses and keepsakes.

Robert Stephenson is a qualified City of London guide and a tour leader at Kensal Green and Brompton cemeteries. He has taught on London for twenty years.At no other period in British history were there such excesses in funerary pomp at all levels of society as in the 19th century.

For membership options, visit the The Rotherhithe and Bermondsey History Society

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