Scientist and prelate: a Dr. Zaius in nineteenth-century America.
A bit of nineteenth-century doggerel on a stone in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA.
A happy ending for this young widow who had evidently taken comfort from her husband’s rod and staff.
A photo essay on the stages of decay of funerary landscape architecture.
I found another military monument with a ceramic cameo photograph just today!
A fine early Art Deco monument offers a chance to consider its evolution from the Neoclassical style.
Shirley Lee Owen, Jr. (11 October 1921 – 28 September 1943), whose monument and headstone both reduce his name to S.L. Owen, was, as his monument states, a Captain in the U.S. Army in World War II and died in North Africa. He was named for his dad, who lived until 1965. I’d like to […]
An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.
A fun memento mori in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, N.C.
I was astounded to find a Perusine church cite one of my favorites in Rome.