Art 25.12.2010
White Terraces destroyed by eruption 1886. A joyous Christmas.

A Joyous Christmas

Even if you’re not terribly religious, Christmas is undeniably a sentimental time, one that can at the very least be…

Art 06.10.2010

Photography + Ephemera

Photography and memorial ephemera are intrinsically linked and the use of photography within memorial ephemera only grew as the process…

Art 29.09.2010

George V Memorial Card

Though of different shapes and sizes through the 19th Century, memorial cards, as the 20th Century evolved, cards became smaller…

Art 15.09.2010

Memorial Card and Hairwork

Memorial card art followed strong continuity following the decline of the mourning industry post 1880 and variation in the art…

Art 08.09.2010

Queen Victoria Funeral Programme

Continuing on our little discovery of ephemera and funeralia, let’s focus on another wonderful piece from Queen Victoria’s passing… For…

Art 25.08.2010

Queen Victoria Funeral Card

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be looking at a collection of ephemera from Queen Victoria’s funeral, so we’ll begin…

Art 11.08.2010

Prince Albert Memorial Ephemera

One of the most important moments in the history of the memorial industry was the death of Prince Albert on…

Art 04.08.2010

A Look Back on Ephemera

Mourning (or funeral) cards are among the most prolific of mourning items and also the least expensive. Their intrinsic value,…