Archive for the ‘Children’ Category

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A Pair of Sleeping Children Carved in Marble by Sculptor William H. Rinehart in 1875 Seen on Display in the Bennington Museum at Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 11, 2019)


A Young Boy Dressed in an Academic’s Cap and Gown Studies a Scholarly Volume at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 2, 2017)

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A Marble Statue of a Young Man Dressed in a Suit Jacket Kneeling and Praying Found at St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 27, 2018)

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A Guardian Angel Holding a Lantern Keeps a Watchful Eye on a Small Boy and Girl at Maplewood Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 5, 2019)

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A Polychromed Wooden Sculpture of a Young Man Standing on Tiptoes to Pull a Large Volume From a Bookshelf Seen Inside Jacob Edwards Library in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 8, 2020)

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The Weather-Worn and Lichen-Covered Image of Two Young Girls Holding Hands Carved in Deep Relief on a Stone Monument From the Late 19th Century Found at Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 2, 2017)

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A Single Figurine of a Stylized Angel Leans Against One of the Many Small Plain Stone Grave Markers Marked Only With a Cross and a Number Found at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 29, 2016)


A Rare Example Found at Burial Hill in Plymouth of Multiple “Winged Soul Effigies” on a Single Gravestone – Each Representing One of the Three Young Daughters Lost by John and Mary Goddard in the 1760s… (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 5, 2015)

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A Touching Yet Eerie Memorial, Carved in the Likenesses of Three Small Children Named Willie, Mary, and Charlie, Found at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 14, 2019)

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A High Relief Sculpture of an Angel With Two Nude Children Carved on a Monument at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 19, 2017)