Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Farber Gravestone Collection
Name:
Scolley, Bethiah
Date:
1741
City:
Boston
State/Province:
Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Granary
Carver Description:
Faces with Wings, 1740-1759 (Multiple Carvers)
Ornamental carving:
Hourglass; Pinwheels; Winged Face
Stone type:
Slate
Verse:
No
Photo number:
HF0998
Vol name:
REGION25
File name:
hf0998
Memo:
The tympanum and border carving on this stone appears to be the work of "WC" or James Gilchrist or one of the other early 18th-century Boston carvers. The lettering does not seem to match the carving. Might this be a reused or relettered marker?

Scolley, Bethiah