#Flashlore 18

“When the corpse is ‘laid-out’, the death chamber is shrouded in white, the clock is stopped, and the looking-glass covered, to show that for the dead time is no more and earthly vanity departed.”

Painting of abstract grandfather clock and doorway.

Quote from: Leighton, Henry R. (~1910). Memorials of Old Durham. Available HERE.

Image: Pringle, John Quinton (~1890). The Grandfather Clock. Available HERE.

Thank you for reading!
Please consider buying Superstition Sam some cat biskies by clicking the button below, so that we can keep storing #Flashlore for posterity!