Headstone of Rebeckah Lewis, Portland, 1788
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The headstone of Rebeckah Lewis at Stroudwater Cemetery in Portland shows unusual detail. The female figure represents sorrow or grief.
Bartlett Adams, Portland's first stone cutter, carved the headstone.
- Title: Headstone of Rebeckah Lewis, Portland, 1788
- Creator: Smith, Mason Philip
- Creation Date: 1965
- Subject Date: 1788
- Local Name: Stroudwater Cemetery
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 24
- Local Code: Coll. 430, Box 1/3
- Collection: Mason P. Smith
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Lewis, Rebeckah, d. 1788--Death & Burial--Photographs
Soul in art
Death in art
Christian art and symbolism
Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Maine--Portland--Photographs
Lewis, Rebeckah, d. 1788--Monuments--Photographs
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