Exhibitions: David Stewart's Modern Day Memento Mori

By David Schonauer   Tuesday March 10, 2020

The Victorian English had a way to remember the dead.

They photographed them.

To the modern eye, these photographs of deceased loved ones, known as memento mori, can seem macabre. But in the England of the 1850s and 1860s, that wasn’t the case. Victorian life, notes the BBC, was …

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