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Appleby In Westmorland: Margaret Russell

In St Lawrence Church in Appleby is the marble tombstone dedicated to Margaret Russell, Countess of Cumberland. Margaret was the youngest daughter of the 2nd Earl of Bedford and she was born in Exeter in 1560. 97 more words

Monuments

Appleby In Westmorland: Richard S Stephenson

Located on the wall of the north aisle in the Parish Church of St Lawrence is a memorial to Richard S Stephenson. Richard was the only son of Mason Stephenson who was the Mayor of the borough and a coroner of the county. 16 more words

Monuments

5 Favorites: Tombstones As Art

Years ago, I made a pilgrimage to the grave of Nico, the Velvet Underground singer and collaborator, in the depths of the Friedhof Grunewald Forest in Berlin. 30 more words

Women Ideas

5 Favorites: Tombstones As Art

Years ago, I produced a pilgrimage to the grave of Nico, the Velvet Underground singer and collaborator, in the depths of the Friedhof Grunewald Forest in Berlin. 29 more words

Women Ideas

Cemetery Rows

Sometimes I just get caught up in the patterns. 22 more words

Signatures on gravestones: two XII century Iranian tombstones

Tombstones are full of surprises, and information: not only on the poor passed away, but also on the iconography, the use of Qur’anic citation, place and time, people, craftsmanship, patronage, religion, public and private sphere…in short: from a tombstone, if you are careful, you can get a whole context. 1,495 more words

Epigraphy

Blood Moon

The morning after:

Sorry for being inconsistent lately; next week should be better, and I’ll have Wednesday’s post up tomorrow along with Friday’s.

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