Say Their Name – an Exploration of Cemetery Iconography
Presented by Nora Mai
The design and symbols used in cemeteries are meant to communicate information about the deceased and their identity. Come and learn the basic forms you will encounter in most cemeteries. We will cover specific usage in different eras with an emphasis on Victorian.
We will also discuss a variety of natural and religious symbols, fraternal organizations, women’s societies, and the significance of differing funerary structures.