Lecture: “Artistry of Death: The Cult of Mourning in the 19th-Century South”

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Gallier House
1126 Royal Street
New Orleans LA 70116
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A conversation at Gallier House looks at historical mourning traditions in New Orleans.

Historian John Magill gives a talk about mourning traditions in Victorian-era New Orleans and discusses tombs, death notices, etiquette, fashion, and the decorative arts.

Doors open at 5:30 pm and the lecture begins at 6 pm. For more information on Gallier House, visit the website of the Hermann-Grima & Gallier Historic Houses. RSVP on Facebook.