Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Sepia Scenes #21



I found these statues in Old Calvary Cemetery, Queens, N.Y. They are quite similar depicting a mother and two children. If you look closely though, they are different in small ways. The drape of the women's dresses, their hair syles, their countenances.

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29 comments:

Mojo said...

It almost looks like two different artists were working from the same study. And they look marvelous in sepia too!

marLou said...

They are different. Luv them in sepia!

Carletta said...

More marvelous shots Mary!
At a glance I would have thought they were the same if I'd been wandering around that cemetery.
You have a good eye to have noticed the difference.

Dirk said...

Statues at cemeteries are timeless, love them to as photographer. Very nice in sepia (or B&W)

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I LOVE the beautiful statues you find, MaryT! When the weather is nicer (it S going to get warmer, isn't it?) I'm going on a search to see if there are any around her. ;-)

sunnymama said...

These are beautiful statues. I love how the baby is cuddled into it's mother's neck.

Patti said...

These statues look wonderful in sepia.

I also hope to go searching this spring for interesting statues and cemetery stones to photograph.

Thanks for hosting, Mary ;-)

Annie said...

We are on the same wavelength this week, Mary, enjoying old statues. Clearly these have been out of doors for a long time. The worn texture and crackling is fascinating to see.

Terri said...

Wow, stunning Mary. It's like that puzzle game where you have to find the differences in two pictures. I wonder what the history is.

Mine are in a cemetery too.

Shinade said...

Mary these are just wonderful. I am really loving these statues.

And I am on time again. Now to go visiting!

Mo said...

I have some cemetery pics I need to convert to sepia. But today I went with architecture @
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kden said...

I'm going to have to get myself to a cemetery. What great shots. Always love what you do.

Ralph said...

Each sculpture looks similar, as each artist can see the wonder and beauty of a mother and her children. Moving this is, and sepia seems to bring out the true character of both subjects.

Jan said...

They are a lot alike!

napaboaniya said...

Different works from different artists/companies I believe. Or probably from different eras.
They're looking great in sepia for sure :)
Happy Sepia Thursday Mary {HUGS}

ROSIDAH said...

Beautiful statues in sepia! I almost didn't notice the difference. Seeing these statues at a cemetery gives me the impression of leaving someone beloved in the warm embracement of mother earth. Best wishes :)

Jew Wishes said...

These are poignant and beautiful in sepia.

There is quite a bit that is different.

I have ancestors buried in Calvary cemetery...one set of maternal great grandparents, and one set of maternal grandparents.

I've never been there...

Sreisaat said...

Wow - you are very observant. I could not tell the difference if that were me hehehehe.


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Juliana RW said...

nice sepia....

mine here : http://thedailyphoto.today.com/2009/03/09/the-golden-age/

Yen said...

It's been a while:) But mine is up!

http://yennygirl.com/?p=4868

Robin said...

I prefer the first one for the softness of its drapes, but the second for the faces.

Great eye Mary.

Sherrie said...

Hi Mary,
Wonderful shots! They look really good in Sepia. I'm going to have to go to one of our old cemetery's and take some photos Have a great day!!

Sherrie

Julie said...

I like both ways. Some things were just made for sepia.

Mike said...

Great pics!

Mine's at

http://pehuajeando.blogspot.com/2009/03/sepia-scenes-escenas-en-sepia-6.html

Jennifer said...

This is a really great Idea. I love sepia!

PJ said...

You know I'm lovin' this. I've stayed away from the cemetery on purpose. I didn't want to get burned out.

JunieRose2005 said...

Interesting shots! I love looking at statues like these.

I have joined in this time!


Junie

Jientje said...

Hey Mary, I have an award for you on my blog, will you come and get it?

T and S said...

WOW...beautiful images and the sepia tones makes them more beautiful.