Archive for the ‘Angels’ Category

Angel Lion Lamb Hillside Auburn 2
An Angel, a Lion, and a Little Lamb Gather in Front of a Gravestone at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 30, 2017)

Angel with Glass Heart and squirrel B
A Cherub, Speckled with Bits of Cut Grass, Clutches a Glass Heart to His Chest, While a Timid Squirrel Clings to His Left Leg at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 16, 2015)

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A Drowsy Cherub Snatches Forty Winks on Top of a Headstone at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 4, 2019)

Angel Conway Village
A Small Crude Concrete Statue of a Praying Angel Kneeling Near a Grave at Conway Village Cemetery in Conway, NH (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 5, 2018)

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A Cherubic Face Watches While a Winged Dragon-Like Creature With the Head of a Wolf Crawls Up an Arch on the Facade of the Historic Burrage House in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 7, 2019)

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A Couple of Chubby-Faced Cherubs Cling to the Skirt of the Virgin Mary at St. Joseph Polish Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2016)

Angel Pine Grove Spencer MA
A Child-Like Angel Communes With a Dove Which Has Alighted on Her Left Arm While Holding the Holy Bible in Her right Hand at Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 29, 2019)

Angel & cross St Luke A
Somewhat Similar in Appearance to Either a Cupid or a Cherub, a Putto (Such as This One Found on a Gravestone at St. Luke’s Cemetery in Westborough, MA) Looks Like a Small Boy, Usually Chubby Faced, Often Winged, and Almost Always Nude (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 4, 2015)

Cherub on Door ND Church Southbridge 2B
A Tiny Praying Cherub Gazes Down From One of the Elaborately Decorated Bronze Doors of Notre Dame Catholic Church on Main Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 29, 2016)

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An Example of an 18th Century Gravestone With a “Cherub” or “Winged Soul” Motif Found at the Old Spencer Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 8, 2016)