Old weathered tombstones are by turns heartbreaking and annoying. But you can see why people were enamored of them when you come across a crisp, fresh example.
A fascinatingly literal conceit on an otherwise handsome obelisk monument.
A monstrous surprise awaited me at Glenwood Cemetery today.
A grand beaux-arts monument evolves to something charming.
Fourteen good portraits from Arlington National Cemetery.
A religiously themed monument in Druid Ridge that avoids cliché with some novel imagery.
The well known Vinnie Ream, one of America’s great nineteenth-century artists, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery!
Some military folk wanted their favorite vehicles on their tombstone!
It’s not quite “jeder für sich und Gott gegen alles” in this monument, but Anna Houser is an enigma.
Here I open up a new category of funerary portraits: framed photos serving like portrait busts.