Two contemporary monuments united by central sheaf of wheat and little else.
Memoria damnata in this monument from Alexandria, VA.
A monstrous surprise awaited me at Glenwood Cemetery today.
Figure 1. Levi Franklin and Catharine Drinkhouse Smith monument. Detail: sides 1 and 2. Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA. Photo: author. My eye was caught as I was departing Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia by this unorthodox ‘white bronze’ monument (figure 1). It turns out to be an astounding and unexpected form of self-representation by …