Tombstone of Miss Anges Joaquim : close-up


Shown in this photograph is the tombstone of Miss Anges Joaquim, after whom the national flower Vanda Miss Joaquim was named. The tombstone is in the grounds of the Armenian Church. The tombstone is inscribed with her name, date of birth (7 April 1854) , date of death (2 July 1899) and two epitaphs ("Let her own works praise her" and "Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to thy cross I cling"). Title devised by Library staff.

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All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

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  • Ethnic Communities>>Customs and Traditions
  • Sepulchral monuments--Singapore--Photographs
  • Armenians--Tombs--Singapore--Photographs
  • People and communities>>Customs>>Death customs
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Architectural structure

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