Posts Tagged ‘18th Century Gravestones’


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

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

Soul Effogy Brookfield (2)
A Most Unusual Soul Effigy (With a Stylized Crown and Wings Which Together Almost Resemble an Aztec or Mayan Headdress)Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, MA

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A Balloon-Shaped Skull With Wings Seen on a Gravestone From the Mid-18th Century at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

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An Unusual Gravestone Found at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground With a “Winged Soul Effigy” Placed in Each Top Corner Representing the Two Young Daughters Lost by Abel and Sabra Hofmer in the 1770s