Woodstock Hill Burial Ground, Woodstock, CT

Posted: January 21, 2022 in Cemeteries, Relief Sculpture, Stone Carvings
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Clock Tombstone Anvil A
As Opposed to the Hourglass Which Was Fairly Common, The Use of the Clock as a Motif on 18th Century New England Gravestones (Such as This One Found at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, Connecticut), Signifying Both the Passage of Time and the Fleeting Nature of Human Existence, Was Quite Rare (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 15, 2015)

Comments
  1. msjadeli says:

    The “lichen” at the base sure looks interesting.

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