Brooklyn’s sad cemetery angels

From Green-Wood Cemetery. Someone really grieved the loss of this O’Donohue person, who was probably a soldier:

odonohusetomb

“Our Boy.” Another beautiful angel carving, but there’s pretty much nothing sadder than a gravestone for a two-year-old child:

ourboytombstone

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3 Responses to “Brooklyn’s sad cemetery angels”

  1. The sad cemetery angels of Brooklyn « Ephemeral New York Says:

    [...] Green-Wood Cemetery at the other end of Brooklyn has plenty of haunting angel figures too. [...]

  2. Green daisy Says:

    The ODonohue angel is stunning!

  3. Angels and others in mourning at a Bronx cemetery « Ephemeral New York Says:

    [...] gentle Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx doesn’t have the recognition of Green-Wood Cemetery or The Evergreens, both in [...]

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