19th Century Dutch Gravestones Reunite Husband & Wife Who Were Separated by Religious Prejudice: At the Old Cemetery in the Dutch city of Roermond, two 19th century grave markers are connected over a high stone wall by two clasped hands. The connected monuments mark the graves of a husband and wife, one Catholic and the other Protestant, who were not allowed to be buried together because the cemetery was divided into areas based on religion.
When looking at old photographs, it always seems that people of older times used to be so much more solemn and serious. That must come from the poor cameras, that had to have people stand very still, in order to come out just right in the picture. Seeing this strip illuminates how human, fun and not-always solemn were our grandparents