Archive for the ‘Relief Sculpture’ Category

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A Stone Carving of a Childlike Angel Unfurling a Banner Found on the Exterior of a Massive Mausoleum at St. Mary Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 18, 2019)

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A Winged Death Head Found Carved on an 18th Century Headstone at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 26, 2020)

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A Winged Skull Motif Found Carved on a Badly Tilting Slate Gravestone From the 18th Century at Granary Burying Ground in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 7, 2020)

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A Dove in Flight Carved in Relief on the White Marble Gravestone of a Young Child From the Mid-1800’s Found in North Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 6, 2019)

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This Gravestone Carved With a Winged Skull (of the Woman Who Many People Believe Was the Original Mother Goose) Can Be Found Surrounded by Goose Feathers Planted in the Ground Around It at Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 4, 2018)

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The Likeness of the Wealthy Eccentric Phineas Gardner Wright Carved in Stone Above the Locations and Dates of His Birth and Death and the Cryptic Inscription “Going But Know Not Where” on His Monument Found at Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 11, 2019)

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An Elegant Brass Angel Mounted on a Polished Granite Gravestone Found at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 27, 2018)

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Another Example of an 18th Century Tombstone With a Death’s Head Motif Found in the Old First Parish Burying Ground on Beach Street in Rockport, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 26, 2014)

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A Rather Unusual High Relief Carving of a Winged Death’s Head Found on an Early 18th Century Gravestone at King’s Chapel Burying Ground in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 31, 2019)

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A Portrait of an Angel Sculpted in Bas-Relief on a Granite Panel Found on the Side of Our Lady of the Angels Memorial Elementary School on Main Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 10, 2018)