Kensal Green Cemetery – Day Two

When thy turuf is thy tour and thy put is thy bour Among the many luminaries buried at Kensal Green cemetery lies one less well known to the public but whose influence upon the cemetery design is unequivocal. John Claudius Loudon inspired by the economic model of Pere Lachaise in Paris developed an aesthetic that … Read more

Highgate Cemetery-Day One

Memento, homo, quad cinis es , et in cenerem reverentis (Remember, o man, that you are ashes, and into ashes you will return) Today was the first day of my week long adventure exploring the cemetery and mourning aesthetic that flourished during the Victorian period.  Having been fortunate enough at the beginning of summer to … Read more