An interesting African American monument from 1880 invites comparative study with a white monument across the street.
A Roman gesture still in use: here in an example in People’s Memorial Cemetery in Petersburg, VA.
A lapidary version of the shortest sad story ever told.
A beautifully cut vernacular monument in Petersburg’s historic African American Cemetery.
A masterwork of the tree-stump genre in Blandford Cemetery.
William Smith died at Bull Run and went on to better things. His abandoned kit awaits us at Green-Wood in Brooklyn.
Knotical-Rustical-Uncical-Celtical wonder in Glenwood Cemetery, D.C.
A Moravian hymn graces the monument of little Luther Campbell in Glenwood Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Two contemporary monuments united by central sheaf of wheat and little else.
I guarantee you will find something to like in this gallery of olde tyme weeping willows.