Archive for the ‘Stone Carvings’ Category

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I Want to Thank John Carter For Giving Me Permission to Post His Photograph of a Female Imperial Garden Lion Carved From Marble Found on the Grounds of the NorthRiver Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa, AL (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 7, 2019)

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A Granite Statue of a Firefighter Manning a Fire Hose Found in Front of Shrewsbury Fire Department Station 2 on Harrington Avenue in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 30, 2018)


A Winged Humanoid Found on the Facade of an Office Building Located on Boylston Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 1, 2018)

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A Late 18th Century Marble Gravestone (Carved With a Wigged and Winged “Soul Effigy” and a Pair of Stylized Birds) Found in the Bennington Centre Cemetery in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 15, 2016)

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The New Hampshire Marine Memorial (Also Known as “The Lady of the Sea”) Dedicated in 1957 to All New Hampshire Servicemen Lost or Buried at Sea During World War Two, Depicts a Woman Kneeling and Clutching a Laurel Wreath as She Stares Mournfully Out Toward the Ocean (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 12, 2015)


This Grimacing Visage Is One of the Many Fantastic Faces and Figures Found on the Exterior of the Boston Opera House on Washington Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 31, 2017)


A Winged Soul Effigy Carved on a Late 18th Century Gravestone Seen at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 9, 2018)


A Marble Statue of a Young Barefoot Woman in a Gown Clinging to a Large Cross Found at Old Notre Dame Cemetery in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 4, 2019)

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A Stone Carving of a Lamb Splotched With Lichen Found on Top of a Child’s Gravestone at North Elba Cemetery in North Elba, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 7, 2019)

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An Example of a Wingless Soul Effigy Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Old Spencer Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 20, 2016)