Posts Tagged ‘Woodstock CT’

Wigged Soul Effigy Woodstock (2)
An Example of a Wigged and Winged Soul Effigy Found on an Early 18th Century Gravestone at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 20,  2017)

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Yet Another Example of an 18th Century Gravestone With the Extremely Popular “Winged Soul” Motif, This One Found at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, Connecticut (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 13,  2015)


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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 7,  2017)

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A Rather Crude Carving of a Skull With Wings Found on a Headstone From the Mid-18th Century at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

Tall Wig Soul Effigy Woodstock CT
An Intriguing Winged “Soul Effigy”, Wearing Either an Extremely Tall Wig or a Stylized Crown, Discovered on a Mid-18th Century Gravestone at the Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT


An Example of a “Winged Cherub” Motif Found on a Lichen-Splotched Gravestone From the Late 1700’s at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT


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

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

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A Winged Cherub Found on an 18th Century Gravestone at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT

Wigged Soul Effigy Woodstock (2)
An Example of a Wigged and Winged Soul Effigy Found on an Early 18th Century Gravestone at Woodstock Hill Burial Ground in Woodstock, CT