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 nice Egyptian revival mausoleum at West Laurel Hill with some de-luxor features!
A wonderful stained glass window shines a light on a sad surprise in the Jackson mausoleum.
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.
A man with the whiskers of Chester A. Arthur and a young woman with an extraordinary dress by a very talented sculptor in Rock Creek Cemetery.
A wonderful surprise at Columbia Gardens: a funerary portrait in a neo-baroque mausoleum!
A walk through some of the wild treasures of Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, VA.