“Peering through the glass, the light shining through from the other side, struggling to see the fine details of the medal through the condensation inside, it’s impossible not to wonder how and why it came to be preserved in this way. Or perhaps not.”

Read more at A Beacon in Historical Darkness: The Medal Worn on the Grave

Image credit: Personal photo, taken July 2017.

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Localized History, Neglected and Forgotten History, Nineteenth Century, Social History, Swedish History, Twentieth Century

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