|Description||English: Frame from an advertisement for the Pittsburg Steam Marble Works, 1844|
|Source||Harris’ Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh & Allegheny (https://archive.org/details/harrisbusinessdi00harr/page/n143/mode/2up?view=theater)|
Tag Archives: Graveyards
The Era of Reconciliation
Former Federal and Confederate officers at a Confederate cemetery near Chattanooga. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, 1877.
Ruined Church and Graveyard
Old Church of St. Lawrence, Isle of Wight
“The smallest church in England,” but half a dozen other churches dispute that title. From English Scenery, 1889.
A Country Churchyard
English: Woodcut of a country churchyard, from an 1821 children’s book
|Source||The Broken Promise, 1821 (https://archive.org/stream/brokenpromiseorc00newyiala#page/n1/mode/2up)|
English: Printer’s ornament showing a gated cemetery
|Source||Specimen book of the Franklin Type Foundry, 1889 (https://archive.org/stream/convenientbookof00allirich#page/416/mode/1up)|
“‘There It Is,’ Said Lélia,” by Maurice Sand
A Flower Sermon, by Theodore Robinson
From A Gift of Gentians, 1882.
Artemus Ward Visits the Tomb of Shakespeare and Makes a Slight Mistake
From Artemus Ward in London, 1876.
“And this,” I said, as I stood in the old church-yard at Stratford, beside a Tombstone, “this marks the spot where lies William W. Shakspeare. Alars! and this is the spot where—”
“You’ve got the wrong grave,” said a man—a worthy villager: “Shakspeare is buried inside the church.”
“Oh,” I said, “a boy told me this was it.” The boy larfed and put the shillin I’d given him onto his left eye in a inglorious manner, and commenced moving backwards towards the street.
I pursood and captered him, and after talking to him a spell in a skarcastic stile, I let him went.