Tomb of James William Gilbart FRS (1794-1863). Designed by George Tite. West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, London. Gilbart, a Fellow of the Royal Society, was a banker and writer on banking practices, so the squirrel putting away nuts for a rainy day is quite appropriate iconography. [Click on these images and those below to enlarge them.]

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