A photo essay on the stages of decay of funerary landscape architecture.
A fine early Art Deco monument offers a chance to consider its evolution from the Neoclassical style.
The Kates monument in Laurel Hill gets us to the name of the quarry that contracted several works discussed here.
Some Latin consoled the parents of the luckless John Thomas.
An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.
An astonishing constellation of Christian and classical ideas in a statue of Phidippides.
An informal presentation of some floral shots I’ve taken. No commentary.
I never expected to find a portrait bust displayed on the exterior of a monument! And it hasn’t been stolen!
Several attractive and interesting monuments on the theme of ships culminating in an astounding baroque performance by Hans Schuler in Arlington National Cemetery.
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.