Archive for the ‘Soul Effigies’ Category

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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

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A Mid-Relief Carving of a Cherub Found on a Badly Weathered Gravestone From the Early 20th Century at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Salem, MA

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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

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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

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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

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An Elaborately Carved Soul Effigy With Stylized Wings and Cartoonish Oversized Ears Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, MA

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A Winged Skull Motif Carved on a Slate Gravestone From the Mid-Eighteenth Century Found at the Old Burial Ground in Sturbridge, MA

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A Winged Skull Motif Carved on an 19th Century Gravestone Found in Wappoquia (AKA Sabin or South) Cemetery in Pomfret, CT

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A Wigged and Winged Soul Effigy Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at East Woodstock Cemetery in East Woodstock, CT

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A Winged Cherub Discovered on a Lichen-Splotched Slate Headstone From the Late 1700’s at East Woodstock Cemetery in East Woodstock, CT