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Dearly Departed: The Art of Victorian Mourning

Dearly Departed: The Art of Victorian Mourning

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation & Connecticut Landmarks present "Dearly Departed: The Art of Victorian Mourning." Lisa Lewis
will lead an artifact-rich discussion of 19th-century mourning
traditions, focusing on the two-year mourning period required of women
in the Victorian era. Dressed in “widow weeds,” Ms. Lewis will share her
extensive collection of mourning artifacts, including photographs, tear
catchers, hair jewelry and other fashion accessories with the audience. Performance to be held at the Isham-Terry House, 211 High
Street, Hartford. Tickets are $15/person; $12/members. Seating is limited.
Please call Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation at (860) 956-3311 for reservations.










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