Archive for November 29th, 2011

I’ve visited a small fraction of the cemeteries even in my state, but I’ve read a number of books and blogs, and I follow some other cemetery photographers’ postings, and this is the first time I have seen the occupation of florist immortalized on a graveyard monument.

William Scott

William Scott
Erected by the Florists of America in grateful recognition of his eminent services to floriculture

It appears Mr. Scott wrote a book called The Florists’ Manual. I may at some point be able to find more information about him, but that’s what I know for now.

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