Tomb for Wilde commission

Wilde TombOn December 1908, a commission to create a tomb for Wilde was announced; Jacob Epstein was designated sculptor. Image: Detail, The Tomb of Oscar Wilde, c. 1912. Photograph by E.O. Hoppe, courtesy of the University of Reading.


Ellen Crowell, “Oscar Wilde’s Tomb: Silence and the Aesthetics of Queer Memorial”

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Dec 1908

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