Monument for Maria Ann Proom (d. 1872, 59 years). Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove, London SE15. [Click on the images and those below to enlarge them.]

According to the British Listed Buildings site, this pink and grey granite and Carrrara marble monument, which consists of “a tall column upon a square plinth surmounted by a marble figure of a praying woman. . . is based upon Continental Catholic statues of the Virgin Mary.”

Photographs and research by Robert Freidus. Formatting and text 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 photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]


“Monument to Maria Proom, Nunhead Cemetery.” British Listed Buildings. Web. 24 March 2013. Listing NGR: TQ3539875655.

Last modified 24 March 2013