Browsing by Subject "stone carving"

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  • Kvale, Erik P.; Powell, Richard L. (2004)
    Stone from the Hindostan Whetstone beds in southwestern Indiana was used to fashion gravestones during the early 1800s. Whetstone grave markers were among the very first commercial tombstones used in Indiana. The production ...
  • Kay, Jon (Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 2016)
    The exhibition “Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation” and its associated catalogue developed out of years of field research documenting the traditions of Indiana. After receiving the support of the ...
  • Powell, Richard L. (2006)
    Eighty-six of the approximately 1,850 whetstone grave markers found to date in Indiana and Illinois have been signed by their engraver or the dealer who sold them. The signatures usually are found to the lower right of the ...

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