CONTENTS of   

INTO THE SILENT LAND: HISTORIC CEMETERIES & GRAVEYARDS IN ONTARIO

by JENNIFER McKENDRY             home page

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PREFACE

 vii

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 

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“The Graves of the Emigrants”`

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 INTRODUCTION: Into the Silent Land        excerpt

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 CEMETERY DESIGN & FURNISHINGS                                         

            TRADITIONAL GRAVEYARDS & GARDEN CEMETERIES, 13

             CEMETERY FURNISHINGS, 35

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ARCHITECTURE HONOURING THE DEAD  

      CHURCHES, CHAPELS AND LODGES, 64

      DEAD HOUSES, 71

      MAUSOLEUMS, 74        excerpt

      ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS, 86

      IN CONCLUSION, 101

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GRAVE MARKERS 

 INTRODUCTION, 156

            Materials of Grave Markers, 163

            The Earliest Grave Markers, 168

            Beds to Tables: Shapes of Grave Markers, 169

            Styles of Grave Markers, 172      excerpt

             Makers of Grave Markers, 178

      IMAGERY ON GRAVE MARKERS, 186

            Nature, 186

                        trees, 186

                        tree-stump monuments, 192

                        flowers and plants, 195

                        birds and animals, 200

            People: Human and Divine, 208

                        portraiture and the idealized, 208

                        hands, divine and human, 216

                        angels, 221       excerpt

            Religious Motifs and Scenes, 233

            Allegories and Associations, 243

            Trades, 250

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CONCLUSION: Heaven Invites, Hell Threatens

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APPENDIX:Designers & Carvers of 19th-Century Ontario Grave Markers    sampling

 320  

 BIBLIOGRAPHY 

340

  INDEX    sampling

 347

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