Archive for the ‘Soul Effigies’ Category


A Stylized Skull With Wings Seen on a Slate Gravestone From the Early 18th Century at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, Massachusetts


An Example of a Winged Soul Effigy Seen Carved on a Cracked and Damaged Slate Grave Marker From the Early 18th Century at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA


A “Winged Skull” Motif Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA


An Example of a “Winged Cherub” Motif Found on a Lichen-Splotched Gravestone From the Late 1700’s at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

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A Winged Soul Effigy Seen on an 18th Century Gravestone at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

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An Example of a Wingless Soul Effigy Carved on an 18th Century Headstone at the Old Burial Ground in Sturbridge, MA

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A Wigged and Winged Soul Effigy Carved on a White Marble Gravestone From the Late 18th Century Found at the Bennington Centre Cemetery in Bennington, VT