Walking stick with ivory skull, London, England, 1740-1840
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Glossary: memento mori
Symbols intended to remind the viewer of death. Memento mori are often objects such as skulls or hourglasses, but can also be written inscriptions.
Glossary: walking stick
Stick held in the hand and used for support in walking, especially as a fashionable and often ornamental accessory when taking a walk.