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Gravestones of early New England, and the men who made them, 1653-1800.

Harriette Merrifield Forbes

Gravestones of early New England, and the men who made them, 1653-1800.

by Harriette Merrifield Forbes

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • New England.,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Sepulchral monuments -- New England.,
    • Sepulchral monuments -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
    • Stone-cutters -- New England.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1927 ed.

      SeriesDa Capo Press series in architecture and decorative art,, v. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1855 .F6 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p.
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5548575M
      LC Control Number67027452

      Harriette Merrifield Forbes, Gravestones of Early New England and the Men Who Made Them, (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, ). 2. The full text of this article, with photos, is also available on-line: see James Deetz, Patricia Scott Deetz, and Christopher Fennell, eds.   In her book, Gravestones of Early New England and the Men who Made Them, , Harriette Merrifield Forbes tentatively hypothesized that Zingo was owned by famed stonecarver John Stevens III and “perhaps helped him in his work.” Though this speculation was both limited and reasonable, subsequent attributions have been less.

      ; and H. Forbes, Gravestones of Early New England and the Men Who Made Them: (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, ). The value of tombstones to the folklorist is discussed in F. Tarpley, "Southern Cemeteries: Neglected Archives for the Folklorist," Southern Folklore Quarterly, Vol. 27 (), pp. ; and M. Haseltine, "A. rectly to Forbes's pioneering work, Gravestones of Early New Eng-land and the Men Who Made Them, (Boston, ), in his own title, and throughout his book Slater makes informed use of Caulfield's published articles and unpublished notes on Connecti-cut gravestone carvers. The book Slater has produced is not only a.

      Ye Antientist Burial Ground in New London, Connecticut is one of the earliest graveyards in New England and the oldest colonial cemetery in New London hillside lot of acres (6, m²) adjoins the original site of the settlement's first meeting house. From here, the visitor has a broad view to the east of the Thames River and, on the far shore, the heights of Groton. Gravestones of Early New England and the men who made them, by Harriette Merrifield Forbes. The first comprehensive look at gravestone carvings as social documents, Forbes’ book is a great starting point to learn more about gravestones, their carvers, and the society that produced both.


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