Posts Tagged ‘Central Burying Ground Boston MA’

Skull gravestone Central Burying Ground A
This Stylized Skull, Found on a Late 18th Century Gravestone at the Central Burying Ground Located on Boston Common on Boylston Street, Seems to Resemble an Early 2Oth Century Cartoon Light Bulb With a Sad Face (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 27, 2015)

Rising Sun Central Burying Ground
An Anthropomorphic Rising Sun Motif (Representing Christ’s Resurrection) Found Carved on an Early 19th Century Gravestone at the Central Burying Ground on Boylston Street in Boston, MA

Soul Effigy of Woman Central Burial Ground
An Example of a “Soul Effigy” of a Woman (a Representation of the Deceased’s Soul, Sometimes Depicted With Wings, Sometimes Without) Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at the Central Burying Ground in Boston, MA

Skull gravestone Central Burying Ground A
This Stylized Skull, Found on a Late 18th Century Gravestone at the Central Burying Ground Located on Boston Common on Boylston Street, Seems to Resemble an Early 2Oth Century Cartoon Light Bulb With a Sad Face