Back to Black – The Complex Rituals of Victorian Mourning

From horse-drawn hearse to jet jewellery, the Victorians lavish much more money on their funerals than on their weddings. Find out why as we lift the veil on the cryptic customs shrouding a Victorian death.

Talk by Dr Amanda Draper, Curator at Astley Hall in Lancashire

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