The Victorians used roses to represent a number of things. A bud with a broken stem represents a baby or small child, while a partially opened indicates a young girl, and a rose in full bloom depicts a young woman in the prime of life. Translating the iconology of gravestone embellishments at Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia.
The Victorians used roses to represent a number of things. A bud with a broken stem represents a baby or small child, while a partially opened indicates a young girl, and a rose in full bloom depicts a young woman in the prime of life. Translating the iconology of gravestone embellishments at Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia. Kim Kim Foster-Tobin file photo
The Victorians used roses to represent a number of things. A bud with a broken stem represents a baby or small child, while a partially opened indicates a young girl, and a rose in full bloom depicts a young woman in the prime of life. Translating the iconology of gravestone embellishments at Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia. Kim Kim Foster-Tobin file photo

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