Come for the Gothic revival architecture but stay for the Neoclassical portrait busts on the façade!
This is the Dullest mausoleum I’ve ever seen.
St. Catherine’s RC Cemetery is livened up by a classicizing female grief figure on a handsome stele.
A fine early Art Deco monument offers a chance to consider its evolution from the Neoclassical style.
An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.
An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.
George E. Lemon monument, Rock Creek Cemetery. Photo: author. I suppose you would probably guess that there were trade journals for granite and marble suppliers and cutters in the great age of public art in this country, from about 1890 to 1930. One such journal, The Monumental News, celebrated the above George E. Lemon monument …
Figure 1. Frederic and Florence Keep monument, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo: author. The Keep monument in Rock Creek Cemetery is visible from a great distance because of its eye-popping pink and verdigris colors. Figure 2. Keep monument anagraphic data. Photo: author. The bronze figures were created in about 1920 by James Earle Fraser, …