Archive for the ‘Stone Carvings’ Category

gargoyle-merrick-public-library-brookfield
This Grotesque Visage, Found on the Side of the Merrick Public Library in Brookfield, Is a Gargoyle in the Truest Sense of the Definition: a Decorative Waterspout in the Form of a Human or Animal Face or Figure

egyptian-face-mt-auburn-c
This Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Is Just One of the Multitude of Faces Carved of Stone Found on a Massive Granite Monument at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA


A Limestone Carving of a Boar’s Head Juts out from the “Joseph McKean” (Also Known as “Porcellian” or “Boylston”) Gate to Harvard Yard on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA


A Strange Scaly Rat-Like Creature Spotted Crawling on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA


A Butterfly (Traditionally Symbolizing Resurrection as Well as the Soul Rising From the Body) With the Motto “Love Is Immortality” Carved on a Contemporary Granite Headstone Found at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

Devil Harvard
A Devilish Countenance Carved From Stone Glares Down From the Front of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Bearded Face Cambridge Public Library
A Mysterious Hooded and Bearded Face Peers out From the Original Stone Edifice of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library on Broadway in Cambridge, MA