Our History In Stone : The New England Cemetery Dictionary
For more than 350 years New England has been known as one of the foundations of American arts and culture. Some of our countries greatest artists have left their mark in small towns from Maine to Connecticut, and some of the most important artwork is forever on display in the most inconspicuous of places, carved into our history for future generations to see. A simple flower, a morbid skeleton or an ornate sailboat, mysterious symbols from the past, but what do they mean? Unlock the meanings behind these symbols and discover the world of the artists who carved them. This comprehensive visual guide is packed with 300 pictures from cemeteries located all over New England. Superstitious? Learn about the historic superstitions of old New Englanders. Is that cricket chirping just a soothing sound, or an eerie foreshadowing of death? This is Our History In Stone, The New England Cemetery Dictionary.
- Paperback | 186 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.94mm | 340.19g
- 27 Jan 2010
- London, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations