Louis Trocciola :: Phototrope Studio :: Leaving The Station Photo Blog

December 9, 2008

The Shroud In Green-Wood Cemetery

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  1. What a hauntingly beautiful image. It reminds me very much of a dance by Martha Graham called “Lamentation”, in which a lone female dancer, wrapped in a stretching cloak, embodies the agony of pain and loss.Her face is often hidden, and when it flashes, it is like lightning striking your soul. I am amazed to see this immortalized in stone in a cemetery. It makes me want to know more about this figure. Who is this woman? What suffering has caused her to hide her face? When was she buried? Who is placing flowers on her grave still? A mystery indeed.

    Comment by Shannon — August 18, 2008 @ 11:44 am | Reply

  2. A mystery indeed. Thanks for the review.

    Comment by studiophototrope — August 22, 2008 @ 9:21 am | Reply

  3. When the photo filled the screen I closed my eyes – I could actually feel the grief.
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog, and introducing me to yours.

    Comment by Frances — August 25, 2008 @ 7:53 pm | Reply

  4. Wow. Your photographs are wonderful!
    Thanks for visiting my newborn blog. Cave Hill is an historic cemetery in Louisville, KY. I should actually put a link in that post- my g-grandfather’s monument is on their website. Here it is:

    http://www.cavehillcemetery.com/mm8.html

    Comment by zanncarter — August 29, 2008 @ 8:36 am | Reply

  5. If anyone knows the name of the artist who sculpted the bronze eagle on the Kessler monument in Cave Hill, would you post it, please? Thank you.

    Comment by jules — September 13, 2008 @ 5:22 pm | Reply


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