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Life how short, eternity how long : gravestone carving and carvers in Nova Scotia

Author: Deborah E Trask
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1978.
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Genre/Form: Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah E Trask
ISBN: 0919680097 9780919680098 0919680127 9780919680128
OCLC Number: 5616189
Description: 100 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The first cut --
French and Indians --
Imported stones of the eighteenth century --
Angel heads --
Primitive local carving --
The Horton carver --
The second Horton carver --
The Annapolis carver --
German stones --
Scottish stones --
Trumpeting figures --
The neo-classical revival --
Willow and urn --
The rural cemetary movement --
White stone --
Hands --
Flowers --
Masonic imagery --
Cast iron --
White bronze --
Granite --
Curiosities --
The Hay family of Halifax --
The Seaman family of Horton and Cumberland --
J.W. --
Coll Campbell --
Stonecarvers whose work is found in Nova Scotia.
Responsibility: Deborah E. Trask.

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