Sunday, 1 January 2012
The Art of Maile and Son
Searching through my recently re-discovered box of funerary treasures, I found some really fascinating brochures and price lists issued by the Cornish Granite Sculptors - G. Maile & Son Ltd of Euston Road in London. They must have been well-known at the time and it is intriguing to see the cost of memorials. As an example of what I have found, here is there 'Beautiful Churchyard Memorials' Catalogue. It seems no expense was spared as the publication is very nicely printed. To me, the papers provide a useful guide to pricing and the types of memorials and headstones that were on offer. Enjoy!
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An illustrated look at the World of Graveyards and Cemeteries. There are many Stories behind the Stones that Stand in them. Who knows what we might find?