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Carved in Stone: The Artistry of Early New England Gravestones

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Gravestones are colonial America's earliest sculpture and they provide a unique physical link to the European people who settled here. Carved in Stone book is an elegant collection of over 80 fine duotone photographs, each a personal meditation on an old stone carving, and on New England's past, where these stones tell stories about death at sea, epidemics such as small pox, the loss of children, and a grim view of the afterlife. The essay is a graceful narrative that explores a long personal involvement with the stones and their placement in New England landscape, and attempts to trace the curious and imperfectly documented story of carvers. Brief quotes from early New England writers accompany the images, and captions provide basic information about each stone. These meditative portraits present an intimate view of figures from New England graveyards and will be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in early Americana and fine art photography.

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ISBN:
9780819573018
Author:
Gilson, Thomas E.
Publisher:
Wesleyan
Author:
Gilson, Thomas
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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