Archive for the ‘Stone Carvings’ Category

The Stone Visage of a Medieval Monarch Wearing a Crown Glares Across the Courtyard From Atop of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA


A Stylized Soul Effigy Found on a Child’s Gravestone From the Late 1700’s at West Thompson Cemetery in West Thompson, Connecticut

A Granite Statue of a Woman in a Robe, Holding a Large Cross in Her Left Hand While Pointing With Her Right Index Finger up Toward the Sky, Stands on Top of the Monument for Industrialist and Inventor John Crane Whitin Located at Pine Grove Cemetery in the Village of Whitinsville, MA (Named After John’s Father Paul)

This Carving of a Kneeling Monk Resting His Weary Head on the Stack of Books He Struggles to Hold on to Is Fittingly Found on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA

This Copper Statue of a Mountain Lion on a Polished Granite Base Was Erected in 1896 on What is Now Known as Monument Avenue in Historic Old Bennington, Vermont to Mark the Site of the Original Catamount Tavern (Meeting Place of Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys) Which Was Built in 1767 and Burned to the Ground in 1871

A Mysterious Grieving Woman Presses Her Left Hand Against Her Forehead While Her Right Lays Down a Single Rose as She Kneels Upon a Granite Pedestal at Pine Grove Cemetery in Whitinsville, MA

An Intriguing Statue of Three or Possibly Four Bearded Men in Robes Standing Back to Back (Most Likely Unidentified Saints or Apostles Perhaps?) Discovered at the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Chester, Virginia (Special Thanks to My Cousin Dwayne Szlosek for Sending Me This Photo and Giving Permission to Post It on This Website)