Digital Commonwealth

Sample Gravestone

Item Information

Title:
Sample Gravestone
Description:
Sample gravestone with three portrait heads, and an alphabet up to "Q"; also has borders in several methods. It is well finished on three sides and rough on the bottom.
Maker:
Pratt, Noah
Date:
1787
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
carving (processes)
slate (rock)
tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
alphabets (symbols)
deaths
memorials
portraits
Slate
Carved
Alphabet
Death
Memorial
Portrait
Places:
Maine
MassachusettsEssex (county)Essex
Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.)
Extent:
14 in. x 7 in. x 0.5 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Freeport (Cumberland county, Maine)
Notes:
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Accession #:
1991.1050
Identifier:
3266