AUDIO | Podcast #3 - PART 2: "Victorian Mourning Rituals" with Dr. Marsha Hendrix, Director, Fulton Mansion


Click play to listen (newsletter readers click the TITLE) to a podcast by Dr. Marsha Hendrix, Director of the Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, as she explains Victorian mourning rituals in relation to attire, fashion and more. Learn about the often severe restrictions placed on men and women during the mourning period.

Learn more about the Fulton Mansion's funeral tours by clicking hereListen to more podcasts with Dr. HendrixListen to Part 1 & see pictures.




Top photo – This bustle-style dress has white lace for trim which a widow might add to her clothes in her second year of mourning.

Bottom left photo – The guest bedroom shows a man’s top hat with a black band and black-trimmed handkerchief.

Bottom right photo – The Sitting Room table has black laces and beaded trims which ladies could add to their clothing as appropriate.



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