Oscar Wilde's restored tomb
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Oscar Wilde's restored tomb is unveiled in Paris

Oscar Wilde's restored tomb has been unveiled in Paris, complete with a glass barrier to make it "kiss-proof".

Work was carried out on the gravestone because it was covered in lipstick marks left by tourists, which were gradually destroying it.

The tomb was designed by Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein and survived almost unscathed until 1985.

Christian Fraser reports.

  • 30 Nov 2011