How much of what we consider "traditional mourning" is Victorian?
Posted by Carolyn B on February 05, 1998 at 18:41:40:
In response to Stages and grades of mourning, written by gkb on February 03, 1998 at 22:56:16
Did early 19th C. English folk also go into the various stages of mourning to the extent their descendants did? I thought a lot of the mourning customs were really popularized by Victoria R going into extended mourning for Albert. Hmmmm.....
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