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Brian Parsons has a large collection of images and ephemera collected under the following headings. Some examples are illustrated in the slide show.
Funerals in London
The Funeral Director at Work
Funeral Directors’ ephemera, such as coffin and memorial catalogues
London Cemeteries (and some other UK locations)
Funerals During the First World War
Miscellaneous cemeteries ephemera
In addition, Brian Parsons has a large collection of contemporary images of London cemeteries.
Enquiries are welcome from academics, researchers, authors and commercial organisations.
Newman’s Coffin Furnishing Works
These photos of the interior of Newman’s coffin furnishing works in Birmingham were taken at the Memento Moriatas event held on 8 October 2014.
For more details about Newman’s see: www.birminghamconservationtrust.org/current/newman-brothers/