Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Prudence Whitwell

Prudence Whitwell, 1773, Marblehead, MA
PRUDENCE the Wife of
WELL, departed this Life
Febry. the 7th 1773, AE 33.

This stone seems to be a late 18th-century copy of several late 17th-century stones, including the Thaddeus Ridden stone:

1 comment:

Jim Blachowicz said...

Nice call! The lettering appears to be Abraham Codner's: compare it with that on your March 26th image for Jane Crouningshiel (1771), which has Codner's typical winged skull.