Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Farber Gravestone Collection
Name:
Killburn, Betsey
Date:
1794
City:
Provincetown
State/Province:
Massachusetts
Carver:
Lamson, after 1789 (Joseph, Caleb, David)
Ornamental carving:
Winged Face
Stone type:
Slate
Stone height:
30"
Verification:
Possible
Verse:
Yes
Photo number:
1887
Vol name:
REGION19
File name:
1887
Memo:
The tympanum carving and borders are similar to the work of Daniel Hastings, but the lettering is definitely not by Hastings. There are other stones with Hastings/Lamson ties. Was Lamson copying Hastings? Working with Hastings? Lettering Hastings stones?

Killburn, Betsey