Posts Tagged ‘Granary Burying Ground’

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Although It Is Rather Rare to Find Both Motifs Carved on the Same Gravestone, Here Is a Close-Up of One From the Late 17th Century Featuring Cherubs and a Winged Death Head at Granary Burying Ground Located on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 15, 2019) 

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A Winged Death Head Found Carved on an 18th Century Headstone at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA

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Although It Is Rather Rare to Find Both Motifs Carved on the Same Gravestone, Here Is a Close-Up of One From the Late 17th Century Featuring Cherubs and a Winged Death Head at Granary Burying Ground Located on Tremont Street in Boston, MA

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This Gravestone Carved With a Winged Skull (of the Woman Many People Believe Was the Original Mother Goose) Can Be Found Surrounded by Goose Feathers Planted in the Ground Around It at Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA

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A Skull and Crossbones Carved on an 18th Century Slate Gravestone Found in the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA

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A Balloon-Shaped Skull With Wings Seen on a Gravestone at the Old Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts