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1. Catherine de Cardingan Hunter Gravestone Detail (1846) Catherine de Cardingan Hunter Gravestone Detail (1846) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Neoclassicism; Women; Obilesque ; Greek Revival; Hunter, Catherine de Cardingan gravestone This detail from the obilesque gravestone of Catherine de Cardingan Hunter (1821-1846) shows a neoclassical image of a mourning woman and carefully evokes Greek gravestones that were being excavated during...

2. Celtic Cross Gravestone of Rev. Henry Morgan Stone Celtic Cross Gravestone of Rev. Henry Morgan Stone Stone, Henry Morgan gravestone; Celtic Cross; Burial Practice; Ministers; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Anglican; Newport; Trinity Cemetery This stone is in the shape of a Celtic Cross. While Puritans rejected cross-shaped gravestones as popery, a few such crosses are found in Newport's Anglican cemetery. Rev. Henry Morgan Stone (1869-1908)...

3. Cherub on Gravestone of Abigail Tweedy (1772) Cherub on Gravestone of Abigail Tweedy (1772) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Tweedy, Abigail gravestone; Child’s World and Image; Bull, John; vertical; Child's Gravestone; Burial Practice; Death Merchant William Tweedy and his wife Catherine lost at least seven young children between 1770 and 1781, all of whom are commemorated by vertical stones, five of which have cherubs. In addition they lost...

4. Cherub's Face, Gravestone of James Tweedy (1770), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) Cherub's Face, Gravestone of James Tweedy (1770), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Tweedy, James gravestone; Child’s World and Image; death; burial practice; Child's Gravestone; Stevens, William; Stevens Shop Merchant William Tweedy and his wife Catherine lost at least seven young children between 1770 and 1781, all of whom are commemorated by vertical stones, five of which have cherubs. In addition they lost...

5. Detail of Capt. Henry Hunter's Ledger Stone (1830) with Heraldic and Royalist Symbols Detail of Capt. Henry Hunter's Ledger Stone (1830) with Heraldic and Royalist Symbols GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Hunter, Henry gravestone One defining feature of Trinity cemetery is its use iconography that reflects the congregations' Tory, high church, and aristocratic bias. Several stones in Trinity declare their allegiance to the crown...

6. Gravestone (Detail) Gravestone (Detail) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Detail of a gravestone.

7. Gravestone of Lieut. Lowther Matthews (1779) Gravestone of Lieut. Lowther Matthews (1779) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Gravestone; Burial Practice; Death; Trinity Cemetery; Anglican; Newport; Vertical; Cherub; Wigged Cherub; Military; Matthews, Lowther gravestone One of the defining feature of Trinity cemetery is its use iconography that reflects the congregations’ Tory, high church, and aristocratic bias. Several stones in Trinity declare their allegiance to...

8. Gravestone of Martha Malbone Gravestone of Martha Malbone GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Women; Cherub; Malbone, Martha gravestone Gravestone of Margaret [Saunders] Malbone (ca. 1729-1775), wife of Francis Malbone Sr. (1727-1788) and mother of Redolphus, Saunders, and Francis Jr. Unlike the ledger stones in the Touro cemetery that...

9. Gravestone of Redolphus Malbone (1767), Trinity Cemetery, Newport, RI. Gravestone of Redolphus Malbone (1767), Trinity Cemetery, Newport, RI. GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Malbone, Redolphus gravestone; Child’s World and Image Gravestone of Redolphus Malbone (1767), Anglican. Aged 20 months and 24 days. Trinity Cemetery, Newport, RI. The infant Redolphus Malbone and his family typify both the types of individuals interred in...

10. Gravestone of William Evans and Mary Savage. (Detail) Gravestone of William Evans and Mary Savage. (Detail) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Evans, William gravestone; Savage, Mary gravestone Detail of gravestone of William Evans and Mary Savage, Boston Massachusetts. This stone was carved by Henry Christian Geyer who worked in Boston's South End. They produced some dramatic markers including...

11. Gravestone of William Tweedy (1773), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) Gravestone of William Tweedy (1773), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Anglican; Death; Burial Practice; Child's Gravestone; Wigged Cherub; Children Education; Tweedy, William gravestone; Child’s World and Image Merchant William Tweedy and his wife Catherine lost at least seven young children between 1770 and 1781, all of whom are commemorated by vertical stones, five of which have cherubs. In addition they lost...

12. Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Anglican; Gravestone; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; God's Little Acre; Newport; Burial Practice; Common Burying Ground; Death; Touro Cemetery; Braman Cemetery Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport by L. Leibman, based on William Faden's 1777 “Plan of the Town of Newport.” Newport is a particularly useful location for studying religious variation in cemeteries,...

13. Trinity Church and its Adjacent Cemetery on the North side (Newport, RI) Trinity Church and its Adjacent Cemetery on the North side (Newport, RI) GRAVE CHILDREN; Meetinghouse; Architecture; Cemetery; meetinghouses In terms of layout, Trinity’s Cemetery is more typical of New England burial grounds, in that the graveyard is immediately adjacent to the church building, thereby reinforcing the bind between the dead...

14. Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Horizontal "ledger" and Vertical Gravestones Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Horizontal “ledger” and Vertical Gravestones Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Trinity Cemetery; Animals; Vertical; Horizontal Stone The shape of gravestones can provide us with information about the ethnicity, religious denomination, and social status of the individual. In early New England three basic stone shapes are used: Vertical,...

15. Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Horizontal "ledger" Gravestone Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Horizontal “ledger” Gravestone Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Trinity Cemetery; Animals; Horizontal Stone; Honeymans Horizontal “ledger” stones (also called table stones or minister's stones) mark individual as well as family tombs: beginning in the early 1700s, Protestants sometimes built underground tombs consisting...

16. Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Vertical Gravestone Wunzie the Cemetery Cat Models Vertical Gravestone Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Trinity Cemetery; Animals; Vertical Vertical gravestones are common throughout New England. This shape is associated with a curved doorway into the world to come. The side pillars (“borders”) were seen as analogous to the pillars in...