In Heavenly Garb: The Headstones of Ipswich General Cemetery

(Inside History edition)

Explore the hidden meanings behind the symbols on the historic headstones of the Ipswich General Cemetery and discover one of the city’s great open-air museums. You will be surprised by the decorative variety of the stones, the talent of the artisans who created them, and how the stones help tell the story of Ipswich itself.

Christopher Dawson and Tracey Olivieri (2012)
96 pages, with colour illustrations and endnotes
RRP $15.00


Book sample (PDF 547KB)

Headstone decoration, Ipswich Cemetery. (T. Olivieri)

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