Field Assignment 3 June 4th; 550-750 words,
Select a nineteenth-century funerary monument in Ross Bay Cemetery.
(I took some pictures of the monument I picked already, please use
them as the selected one.)
Referencing Ronald Hawker’s “Monuments in the Nineteenth-Century Public
Cemeteries of Victoria, British Columbia,” Material History Bulletin (Fall
1987), pp. 19-26, <#26. Material History Bulletin (Fall 1987) – Material Culture
Review – Memorial University DAI (mun.ca)>,
(<–READ THIS BEFORE YOU START!!!!!!)
Discuss how the monument evokes a neo-medieval aesthetic and discuss
the interconnectedness of memorialization and identity. Hypothesize why this
is significant in the context of the British Empire. Include an image of the
object in your assignment.
Here are some pictures of the monument, please check them before you start