Memento Mori

March 27, 2015 at 10:53 pm (history) (, , )


Although a bit of a morbid subject to contemplate, this hour-plus video tour of the cemetery known as The Dundee Howff, is quite fascinating.

howff

For instance, I can’t say I ever realized an Hour Glass on its side indicated a person who hadn’t lived “a full life” (ie, 70 years). It’s a pity those monuments that are on the ground are hard to see, as the explanations make you wish to view them closely. Iain Flett and Innes Duffus are the two archivists showing us around.

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1 Comment

  1. Hester Wheeler, The Vyne and “Sense & Sensibility” | Two Teens in the Time of Austen said,

    […] another (quick) look at the Duncan monument, see the video discussed in the post about the Dundee Howff. It begins at the minute mark […]

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