A rather beautiful stained glass window features the portrait of Ida May Vare, who died in Beijing at age 22.
I never expected to find a portrait bust displayed on the exterior of a monument! And it hasn’t been stolen!
Maria Scheuch gazes out impassively at us from her funerary portrait in Glenwood Cemetery.
Fourteen good portraits from Arlington National Cemetery.
The well known Vinnie Ream, one of America’s great nineteenth-century artists, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery!
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.
A decidedly odd portrait bust in the mausoleum of a distinguished family!
A man with a Charles Darwin beard stares out eternally at his wife, who is shrouded with a vast, heavy cover. West Laurel Hill–gotta love it!
A West Laurel Hill treasure is the portrait of Adolene O. Pursell (1892-1916), spotted in the rear of the Lambert Ott mausoleum.