Posts Tagged ‘Old First Parish Burying Ground’

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A Winged Skull, Symbolizing the Soul’s Ascension Into Heaven, Is a Commonly Found Image Carved on Gravestones From the 1700’S Thoughout New England, Such as This One in the Old First Parish Burying Ground on Beach Street in Rockport, Massachusetts  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 31, 2014)

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A Slender Fairy-Like Figure Without Wings Visiting a Grave at St Philip’s Cemetery in Grafton, MA

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Another Example of an 18th Century Tombstone With a Death’s Head Motif Found in the Old First Parish Burying Ground on Beach Street in Rockport, Massachusetts

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A Winged Skull, Symbolizing the Soul’s Ascension Into Heaven, Is a Commonly Found Image Carved on Gravestones From the 1700’S Thoughout New England, Such as This One in the Old First Parish Burying Ground on Beach Street in Rockport, Massachusetts