Charles Harris McPhail’s mourners drew on their classical education to commemorate him.
Stithy Roach! Quel nom!
A photo essay on the stages of decay of funerary landscape architecture.
The Rueger monument in Hollywood Cemetery is a nice example of art we sadly no longer see in American cemeteries.
Mr. Alexander Alexander (or his commemorators) placed a phrase of special meaning to him on his monument in Hollywood Cemetery.
An informal presentation of some floral shots I’ve taken. No commentary.
Several attractive and interesting monuments on the theme of ships culminating in an astounding baroque performance by Hans Schuler in Arlington National Cemetery.
An obsessive quest by Mr. Lloyd to get every conceivable grave furnishing in the rustic style has left us an astonishing, world-class plot in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond.
Figure 1. Rouss mausoleum, c. 1902. Detail: façade. Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA. Photo: author. The handsome Rouss mausoleum in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA, is a fine, attentively designed version of a Greek Doric temple (figures 1, 2). Built after Rouss died in 1902, it varies in a dozen ways from the most […]