Please visit the recently added section on symbolism that is classified as “Human.” Eyes, hands, fingers as well as other things humans tend to use, do or wear. A few favorites are introduced below.
Two hands clasping signifies a union. The sleeves may be both masculine and feminine, indicating marriage.
Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama
Eternal Rest. A child sleeping is a common Victorian era symbol.
Cast-iron monument made by Wood & Perot of Philadelphia. Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Tools of Workingman’s Timber And Cotton Association, Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama.
Tools are generally a symbol of the trade of the deceased.