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Title Historic gravestone art of Charleston, South Carolina, 1695-1802 / David R. Mould and Missy Loewe.
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.


 Main Stacks  NB1856.C48 M68 2006    AVAILABLE
Description x, 277 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-272) and index.
Subject Sepulchral monuments -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Themes, motives.
Sepulchral monuments -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 18th century.
Contents Old Charleston's historic graveyards -- Colonial American gravestones -- The circular congregational churchyard -- St. Philip's churchyard -- The French Huguenot churchyard -- St. Michael's Episcopal churchyard -- The Unitarian and St. John's Lutheran churchyards -- The First (Scots) Presbyterian churchyard -- Baptist, Jewish, and Roman Catholic graves -- Who carved Charleston's tombstones? -- Preserving the past -- Events that shaped Charleston, 1600-1800 -- Colonial gravestone symbols.
Summary "Focusing on pieces created between 1695 and 1802, this volume offers a detailed examination of the tombstones and grave markers from 18th century Charleston. It not only discusses the general trends and the symbolism of the period's gravestone art but also examines specific instances of these popular motifs."
Other Author Loewe, Missy.