"The History of the Memento Mori and Death’s Head Iconography"

Observatory , Gowanus Thursday January 24 2013 20:00
For the second part of the venue's trilogy of lectures on Victorian mourning jewelry (dubbed "Hairy Secrets"), art historian and jeweler Karen Bachmann will discuss the images commonly found in macabre adornments.
Venue name: Observatory
Address: 543 Union St
Cross street: between Bond and Nevins Sts
Opening hours: Thu, Fri 3–6pm; Sat, Sun noon–6pm
Transport: Subway: F, G to Carroll St; R to Union St
Price: $10