Steampunk and Fashionable Death: Victorian Mourning and Funerary Arts

Steampunk and Fashionable Death: Victorian Mourning and Funerary Arts

With D’arcy Austen FRS

A discussion of Victorian funerary and memorial traditions, including memento mori, the stages of mourning, the impact of the United States Civil War, and the foundation of the famous Victorian Garden Cemeteries.

Some material may be upsetting to small children.