The flower-strewing mourner is nearly identical to the one on the Potts monument in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery—so nearly identical, in fact, that they almost certainly came from the same monument company. Even the hands are broken off in the same places; the wrists are obviously a structural weakness of the design.
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[…] or nearly identical, statue in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery and twice in the South Side Cemetery (Baxmyer), and she is always missing her hands. The wrists were clearly a weak point in the design. Here she […]
[…] female mourner was very popular; the same statue occurs elsewhere in this cemetery, in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery, and (as already mentioned) in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The […]