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Death: A Graveside Companion


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1. The Art of Dying * 2. Examining the Dead * 3. Memorialising the Dead * 4. The Personification of Death * 5. Symbolising Death * 6. Death as Amusement * 7. The Dead After Life

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The ultimate death compendium, featuring the world's most extraordinary artistic and ethnographic objects concerned with mortality, allied to text by expert contributors

About the Author

Joanna Ebenstein is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator, writer, lecturer and graphic designer. She runs the Morbid Anatomy blog and website, and founded the Morbid Anatomy Museum. Ebenstein photographs, curates and collects artefacts, images and texts relating to curious collections, early museums and cabinets of curiosity, collectors and collecting, medical museums and museums of natural history. She is the author of Death and The Anatomical Venus.


'A delightfully dark compendium' - The Economist

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