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Verdun Cemetery ~ Normandy ~ I wish those in government would be made to reflect upon this photo for 60 minutes. Bless our soldiers!

eat midnight suppers. neglect your bowels.

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Death mask of Marie-Antoinette by Marie Tussaud.

Note the direction from which the hands are drawing back the curtains. New Orleans Cemetery. Notice the husband's death date was never entered.

Mrs. Whaley (died 1797/99) John Hoppner  (English, London 1758–1810 London) Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 93 1/2 x 58 in. (237.5 x 147.3 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Henry S. Morgan, 1947 Accession Number: 47.138

Dorothy Dodridge and Her Skull: Exeter Cathedral

St Alfege Church Crypt, Mr John Cattarns, 1801, Inside the crypt at St Alfege church in Greenwich

Year: 1780-1810 Price: sold Description: This is one of the finest pieces of memorial jewelry I have ever had. Commemorates the death of a mother and several of her children.

Posthumous engraving of Charlotte de Corday, Citizen Hauer, painter, drew her likeness in the criminal chamber while she awaited the results of the deliberations. (She had murdered Jean Paul Marat.)This engraving was distributed in 1793 after her death.