A history of how families remember their dead


PODCAST: Behind the scenes of a fascinating exhibition of objects of remembrance in twentieth-century Britain.

How families remember their dead. Dr Laura King (pictured) shares the background to this moving exhibition in Abbey House Museum, Leeds. Learn the stories behind pieces of Victorian hair jewellery to a single pair of unworn child’s boots to one precious bottle of Old Spice cologne.

Information about the ‘Everyday Cultures of Dying within Family Life in Britain, 1900-50s’ exhibition