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Fugit Hora rubbing

Fugit Hora rubbing

Back in the mid-nineteenth century, when literacy was not wide spread gravestone carvers needed to carry the message of the communities, they did this by using simple images as symbols to communicate something about the dead to those visiting the graveyards.These would include warnings of death and promises of redemption symbolized in death-heads or winged angels whatever was the clearest.