Burial Hill, Plymouth, MA

Posted: September 21, 2022 in Cemeteries, Relief Sculpture, Soul Effigies, Stone Carvings
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Although It’s Sometimes Difficult to Differentiate Between a True Portrait and a Soul Effigy (the Representation of a Person’s Soul) on Early 18th Century Gravestones, This Image of an Elegant Lady Found at Burial Hill in Plymouth Most Likely Falls in the Former Category (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 24, 2016)


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