Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Farber Gravestone Collection
Name:
Walker, Isaac
City:
Boston
State/Province:
Massachusetts
Cemetery:
King's Chapel
Carver Description:
Skulls/Skeletons, 1680-1699 (Multiple Carvers)
Ornamental carving:
Hourglass; Imps; Palls; Winged Skull
Stone type:
Slate
Verse:
No
Photo number:
HF1153
Vol name:
REGION25
File name:
hf1153
Memo:
Almost all of the "death imp" style stones were produced in the Lamson shop. Isaac Walker's marker may indeed be by Lamson, but because of some lettering characteristics it should probably also be compared to known work from the Mumford shop. It was probably carved in the late 1680s.

Walker, Isaac