Monument for Thomas Blackwood (d. 1847). Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, Greater London. The inscription describes him as a “native of Sweden” who was an “engineer,” and fittingly the headstone's bas relief depicts Blackwood sitting amid examples of the latest steam-based technology. [Click on the images to enlarge them.]

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting by George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the Victorian Web and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]

Last modified 8 March 2013