Confronting Mortality: Episode 2 Victorians

For today’s episode, I focus mainly on the Victorians and how they mourned and how we can learn from them.

Here it is episode two!


“Mourning Jewellery in White.” Art of Mourning – Est 2005

“House of Mourning – Victorian Mourning & Funeral Customs in the 1890s.” VICTORIANA MAGAZINE

“Was All Black Victorian Jewelry Meant for Mourning?” The Spruce

Evans, Professor Eric. “History – Overview: Victorian Britain, 1837 – 1901.” BBC, BBC, 29 Mar. 2011

For modern day mourning jewelry see:

The Modern Mourner

Madame Fourtuna

Angela Kirkpatrick

 “What sex was to the Victorians, death is to us.

John Durham Peters:
Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication


Writer, Edited, Performed: Kira Hyde
Christopher Hyde
Music Used:
Opening, Interlude, and closing – The Spirit of Russian Love by Zinaida Trokai