27 April 2010

Sad Stone Ladies

Perhaps I should make it a goal to find male statuary mourning in a cemetery or brandishing crosses. I know emotional expression is more traditionally associated with femininity, but really.

From Forest Hill Cemetery:
The base of this statue appeared in this post for its epitaph.
A side view:

From Woodlawn Cemetery:

Some added some silk flowers to this statue's clasped hands, which I think was a nice touch.

A quartet of symbolic ladies on a monumental headstone:
Details of each...
Faith & Hope


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