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Tombstone

Description

An arched crest carved with the head and wings of a stylized angel above an inscription.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1780
Inscriptions
Incised on the front center is: ""Here lies the body of/Ebenezer Badger/Cogswell son of/Thomas Cogswell, Esq/ who departed this life/Octo 12th AD 1778 in/ the first year of his age.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
incising
stone (rock)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Incised
incising
Stone
stone (rock)
TOMBSTONE
tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
People and organizations
Cogswell, Ebenezer Badger
Dimensions
22.75 x 1.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1051
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3267

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