Archive for the ‘Angels’ Category


A Sleepy Little Angel, Dressed in Robes, Rests His Tired Head on His Folded Hands at North Cemetery in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 25, 2017)

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A Child-Like Angel in Pigtails, With Her Cupped Hands Filled With Blossoms, Kneels in Front of a Gravestone at St. John Cemetery in Plainfield, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 31, 2019)

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A Winged and Wigged Soul Effigy (Apparently Balancing a Stylized Hourglass on Top of Its Head) Discovered on an Early 18th Century Slate Headstone at the Old Burying Point (A.K.A. Charter Street) Cemetery in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 8, 2018)

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A Pair of Cherubs Kneeling and Praying Next to Grave Sites at North Cemetery in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 18, 2019)

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A Figurine of an Angel Dressed in White With a Striking Resemblance to Wonder Woman Left at a Grave Site at St. John Cemetery in Plainfield, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 20, 2019)

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An Angel with Coins in Her Outstretched Palms Emerges From a Terra Cotta Planter in Front of a House on Brown Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 3, 2018)

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A Stylized Cherub Carved on a Slate Gravestone From the Late 1700’s Seen at the Auburn Center Burial Ground Located on Central Street in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 9, 2020)

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An Angel Clasping Her Hands in Prayer at Mount Vernon Cemetery in West Boylston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 6, 2016)

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An Apparently Nude Moppet-Like Angel Kneels and Prays on Top of a Gravestone at West Thompson Cemetery in West Thompson, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 1, 2018)

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A Tiny Lichen-Covered Angel Clutches a Bouquet of Flowers to Her Chest as She Wades Through Tall Grass at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 23, 2020)