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The Resource Stories in stone : a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography, written and photographed by Douglas Keister

Stories in stone : a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography, written and photographed by Douglas Keister

Label
Stories in stone : a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography
Title
Stories in stone
Title remainder
a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography
Statement of responsibility
written and photographed by Douglas Keister
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keister, Douglas
Dewey number
731/.549
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sepulchral monuments
  • Symbolism in art
  • Iconografie
  • Begraafplaatsen
  • Monuments funéraires
  • Signes et symboles
  • Sepulchral monuments
  • Symbolism in art
Label
Stories in stone : a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography, written and photographed by Douglas Keister
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Funerary architecture: designed for eternity -- Mausoleums, chapels, offices -- Tombs, sculptures, memorials -- The sarcophagus -- Stone sentinels: designed for remembrance -- Flora -- Plants and flowers -- Fruits, grains, and vines -- Trees and bushes -- Fauna -- Animals -- Fowls and insects -- Fishes and mollusks -- Reptiles and amphibians -- Mythical creatures -- The evangelists -- The human condiction -- The seven virtues -- Human body parts -- Wordly symbols -- Mortality symbols -- Religious devotion -- Christian symbolism -- Hebrew symbolism -- Heavenly messengers -- The cross -- Secrets societies, clubs, and fraternal organizations -- Acronyms of societies, clubs, and organizations -- Final impressions
Control code
1520762
Dimensions
24 x 12 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781586853211
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2003020482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586853211
  • (OCoLC)53045242
Label
Stories in stone : a field guide to cemetery symbolism and iconography, written and photographed by Douglas Keister
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Funerary architecture: designed for eternity -- Mausoleums, chapels, offices -- Tombs, sculptures, memorials -- The sarcophagus -- Stone sentinels: designed for remembrance -- Flora -- Plants and flowers -- Fruits, grains, and vines -- Trees and bushes -- Fauna -- Animals -- Fowls and insects -- Fishes and mollusks -- Reptiles and amphibians -- Mythical creatures -- The evangelists -- The human condiction -- The seven virtues -- Human body parts -- Wordly symbols -- Mortality symbols -- Religious devotion -- Christian symbolism -- Hebrew symbolism -- Heavenly messengers -- The cross -- Secrets societies, clubs, and fraternal organizations -- Acronyms of societies, clubs, and organizations -- Final impressions
Control code
1520762
Dimensions
24 x 12 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781586853211
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2003020482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586853211
  • (OCoLC)53045242

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