30 June 2010

Doors Closed

Just a quick post for a pair of mausoleum doors from Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica, NY.

First, a rather standard door depicting Sad Woman Pressed Against It.

The mausoleum it was attached to was rather neat, though...
 When I first spotted it from a bit of a distance away, the sun was shining and that dome on top looked so shiny and almost alien.

This second door is my favorite one thus far (not there seems to be much variation in mausoleum doors, of those that haven't been sealed up). It's very simple but displays some gorgeous art nouveau stylings: