As always on vacation, my sweetie and I visit cemeteries just as often as we visit museums or art galleries. The spaces in which a society’s dead are honored or buried or entombed are interesting looks into their culture. The photos below were taken at cemeteries in Paris.
Paul-Henri Gourdot. Columbarium at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Leonard Merlot. Columbarium at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Giuseppe Scigliano. Columbarium at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Rene Mougeot. Died for France. Columbarium at Père Lachaise Cemetery
Madame Andreé Guiot neé Marceline Féré. Père Lachaise Cemetery
Dikerman-Gelber family, died (exterminated) in Auschwitz-Birkenau. There are far too many of these memorials, sadly.
Ernest Jumin, President of La Confederation de la Charcuterie de France. Père Lachaise Cemetery.
Regrets (Père Lachaise cemetery, Paris) ©2013 Todd Mecklem