Tomb of William (1839-1917) and Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919). Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, Greater London. According to the British Listed Buildings site, Evelyn De Morgan designed this “tall neo-Grec stele” that depicts am angel “pleading with a female figure of Death, with inverted torch, who turns her back. Above is an eared pediment, within which is a pair of hearts. The inscription described William as 'Artist - Potter - Inventor - Novelist' and closes 'Sorrow is only of the earth / The life of the spirit is joy.” [Click on the images to enlarge them.]



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References

“Tomb of William and Evelyn De Morgan, Woking.” British Listed Buildings. Web. 8 September 2012.


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