The Farber gravestone collection

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American Antiquarian Society , [Worcester, Mass.]
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Contains photographs and rubbings of over 13,500 images documenting the sculpture on more than 9,000 gravestones, most of which were made prior to 1800, in the Northeastern part of the United States. The late Daniel Farber of Worcester, Massachusetts, and his wife, Jessie Lie Farber, were responsible for the largest portion of the collection. The collections of Harriette Merrifield Forbes and Ernest Caulfield are integrated into the Farber Collection.

StatementAmerican Antiquarian Society.
ContributionsFarber, Daniel L., 1906-1998., Farber, Jessie Lie., Forbes, Harriette Merrifield, 1856-1951., Caulfield, Ernest, b. 1893., Rumsey, David, 1944-, American Antiquarian Society., Cartography Associates.
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LC ClassificationsNB1803.U6
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3379326M
LC Control Number2004540223
OCLC/WorldCa53357783

Farber Gravestone Collection The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource containing o images documenting the sculpture on more than 9, gravestones, most of which were made prior toin the Northeastern part of the United States.

The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource documenting the sculpture on over 9, gravestones most of which were made prior to The late Daniel Farber of Worcester, Massachusetts, and his wife, Jessie Lie Farber, were responsible for the largest portion of the collection.

to view the collection The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource containing o images documenting the sculpture on more than 9, gravestones, most of which were made prior toin the Northeastern part of the United States.

Carver: Dwight, John and/or Dwight, Francis and/or Dwight, Sullivan: Ornamental carving: Architectural Design; Face: Stone type: Slate: Stone height: 35".

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Allan Ludwig’s landmark book Graven Images, published inopened new vistas for interpreting gravestone iconography.

Then Ludwig’s interest, like Deetz’s and Dethlefsen’s, shifted to other areas. The need for an interchange of ideas was recognized by Peter Benes, the author of. Farber Gravestone Collection The Farber Gravestone Collection may be viewed in two formats: the LUNA Browser and the Insight® Java client.

The collection is available over the World Wide Web using a standard Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. This LUNA Browser format has been designed for the general public.

Printed inthe Farber Collection includes black and white prints (5×7″),mounted on rag board, of of colonial and early national gravestones in Massachusetts.

The towns represented, most by multiple images, include Auburn, Billerica, Boylston, Brookfield, Cambridge, Charlestown, Chelmsford, Concord. This book does a better job of giving the The Farber gravestone collection book an idea of what Wayne’s life was like than other biography’s I have read in the past.

The foreword by Michael Farber does a very good job of introducing the book and sets up the reading nicely for anyone who needed clarification on Reviews: The Farber Gravestone Collection conta images of stones standing in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Texas, Nova Scotia, England, and Ireland, but mostly in New England.

Their carvers have left us museum-worthy works of fine art, and equally worthy examples of folk art, rendered here in crisp detail. The Ancestor Research Log Genealogy Blog of the Plymouth District Library reported that Farber Gravestone Collection.

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This collection highlights the sculptures on over gravestones in the Northeastern United States before The sculptures reflect changing artistic styles as well as biographical information about the deceased.

The Farber Gravestone Collection is a collection of more t photos of more than 9, gravestones in the northeastern United States. From a genealogical perspective, this is not a huge number, but for the gravestone depicted it provides excellent black and white photos.

There is also information about who carved the stones. Farber Gravestone Collection (American Antiquarian Society) The  American Antiquarian Society  (AAS) has contributed more t images from the  Farber Gravestone Collection  to the Artstor Digital Library.

The Farber Gravestone Collection is one of the most highly prized photographic archives of. Carver: Seaman, Abraham: Ornamental carving: Hand with Finger Pointing; Winged Face: Stone type: Sandstone. Carver: Johnson, Thomas I () and/or Johnson, Thomas II () Ornamental carving: Winged Face: Stone type: Sandstone.

In a description she wrote of the collection, Jessie Lie Farber said the digital images of the gravestones show "the sternness of the Puritan seventeenth century, replaced by the 'Age of Reason' of the eighteenth century, and that in turn replaced by the nineteenth-century's extravagance, love of nature, and free expression of sentiment.

The late Daniel Farber of Worcester, Massachusetts, and his wife, Jessie Lie Farber, were responsible for the largest portion of the collection. The collections of Harriette Merrifield Forbes and Ernest Caulfield are integrated into the Farber Collection.

The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource containing o images documenting the sculpture on more than 9, gravestones, most of which were made prior to The late Daniel Farber of Worcester, Massachusetts, and his wife, Jessie Lie Farber, were responsible for the largest portion of the collection.

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The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource containing o images documenting the sculpture on more than 9, gravestones, most of which were made prior toin the Northeastern part of the United States. - Mary Baxter gravestone,Quincy, MA.

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Daniel Farber's works are in the permanent collection of museums world wide, and he had numerous one man shows. Although he was self-taught, his "Reflections" show received rave reviews at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY, as did his "Early American Gravestones.

Other good references are Find-A-Grave and the Farber Gravestone Collection, although I don’t like to refer to them for detailed help until after I’ve visited a new graveyard, because it’s more fun to experience the stones in person and not be spoilered.

If you would like to contact me, my e-mail address is [email protected] Farber's book perfectly captures the entire experience with exquisite photography complemented by a collection of thoughts and reflections on "the sea" by various famous people of our time.

With this book, I felt that I was sitting on the seashore and sharing my impressions and thoughts with another person who held the same admiration for the Reviews: 2.

Gravestones become our companions in eternal rest, but they memorialize both people and the ideals of their day. Using photographs and prints from the Winterthur collection, let’s stop and ponder some grave truths about American headstones in history.

From the 17 th century to the present, the American gravestone trade experienced dramatic.The original core of the gravestone photographs collection at the Society consists of the work of Harriet Merrifield Forbes.

Five volumes of her photographs and copies of hundreds of her glass plate negatives are preserved at AAS. There are approximately 1, negatives in this part of the collection, filed by last name of decedent.Symbolism on Gravestones.

by Jessie Lie Farber. What is the meaning of the designs carved on old gravestones? This question is often asked by both the interested layman and the serious student of gravestone art.

A great deal of casual speculation and considerable scholarly research have been devoted to finding answers.