Tombstone

Date

1770-1780

GUSN

GUSN-3267

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
carving (processes)
incising
stone (rock)
Stone
Carved
Incised
TOMBSTONE

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

22.75 x 1.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1051

Places

New Hampshire (United States)