Eerie Photographs of American Mausoleums

In the 1950s, a fashion for interring the deceased in luxurious marble mausoleums (as opposed to burial plots) took hold. One Chicago based photographer decided to snap as many as he could...
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In the 1950s, a fashion for interring the deceased in luxurious marble mausoleums (as opposed to burial plots) took hold. One Chicago based photographer decided to snap as many as he could...

In the 1950s, a fashion for interring the deceased in luxurious marble mausoleums (as opposed to burial plots) took hold — as far as fashions for the dead can take hold. After taking a tour of one such facility, Chicago-based photographer John Faier was hooked, and spent six years photographing mausoleums from the time period all over America.

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