Tuesday, June 16, 2009

More Room At the Top, Please

This seems to be more than a run-of-the-mill spacing issue. Why on earth did the carver leave all that unused marble above the inscription? Did an embellishment erode? The tops are even — why aren't the names? I'm perplexed.
Charles Field and Elizabeth Ann Hayward
Plymouth, MA
mid-19th c.

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