Antico Cimitero degli Inglesi

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Let’s go back to the Old English Cemetery in Livorno to have a closer look at some of the tombstones. All of these graves and sculptures are from before 1838, when the cemetery closed.

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You can find all sorts of symbols and signs and it is an exciting place to go treasure hunting for mythological animals, crests, knights, portraits and flowers.

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One of the most beautiful sculptures of the cemetery.

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These are among the oldest tombs, from the 1600’s. Plain and undecorated in this triangular shape, adopted from Jewish gravestones at the time.

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If you want to know more or visit the cemetery, check out this site.

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2 comments on “Antico Cimitero degli Inglesi

  1. också en med ögonen med sig says:

    Många intressanta detaljer du fångat!

    Hörnarkroterierna brukar ju föreställa akantusblad – fiffigt med ansikten istället. Och familjevapen är alltid spännande.
    “Betonggrisarna” i mitten oväntade mitt i allt lullull

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