By decade’s end, the cumulative grief killed her.
Suddenly Arthur Smith’s daughter and mother died. But how did he die?
Catharine Reidy wrote some interesting iambs in the voice to her dead husband Maurice who nonetheless speaks not of the pompatus of love.
An informal presentation of some floral shots I’ve taken. No commentary.
Here I open up a new category of funerary portraits: framed photos serving like portrait busts.
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 […]
Below, and click to enlarge, are images of two astonishing and wonderful mausolea in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Figure 1. Sally [Miller?] mausoleum.Figure 2. Jack and Bessie Frank mausoleum.Figures 1-2. Sally [Miller] and Frank mausolea, respectively. Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photos: author. Both present mysteries. Let’s dive in. On the left, both […]
John Tobey marker, 1951, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo: author. John Tobey has a marker about a meter from this wonderful, wonderful concrete cross with embedded marbles at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Washington, D.C. There is nothing else nearby, so I assume the cross was made for his grave. John Tobey plaque, Mt. Olivet […]