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      ● Such A Stunning Photo! ✨ - Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

    • Aly Noble

      1888: The Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together, in Holland.

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