Archive for the ‘Faces’ Category

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The Bearded Face of a Man (or, Perhaps, an Unidentified Greek or Roman God) Stares Out From a Large Brass Urn in Front of a Brownstone on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 12, 2015)

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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 Stylized Bearded Visage Carved From a Wooden Log by a Balinese Artisan Found For Sale at Acadia World Traders in Trenton, Maine

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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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A Pair of Comical Ceramic Busts (One of a Young Man Playing the Saxophone and the Other of a Girl Clapping Her Hands Over Her Ears in Obvious Distress) Are Available for Purchase at the Crompton Collective in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 7, 2020)

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A Cast Iron Green Man Door Knocker Hanging on the Metal Gate in Front of Herb Mackey’s Metal Sculpture Yard on Derby Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 20, 2019)

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The Face of an Anthropomorphic Apple Tree (the Company Mascot of Angry Orchard Hard Cider) Glares Out From the Window of the Brew City Grill & Brew House on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 11, 2017)

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A Close-Up of the Grimacing Face of a Winged Gargoyle Seen in the Storefront Window of the Witch History Museum on Essex Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 14, 2018)

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A Pillow With a Human Face Stares Out From the Storefront Window of The Futon Company on Highland Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 30, 2015)

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A Winged Cherub Motif Found Carved on an 18th Century Headstone at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 8, 2018)