The Farber Gravestone Collection is an unusual resource containing over 13,500 images documenting the
sculpture on more than 9,000 gravestones, most of which were made prior to 1800, in the
Northeastern part of the United States. The late Daniel Farber of Worcester, Massachusetts,
and his wife, Jessie Lie Farber, were responsible for the largest portion of the collection.
This online version of the Farber Gravestone Collection
is sponsored by the American
Antiquarian Society. The Web site and online image database have been created
by David Rumsey and Cartography
Read an introductory essay on the collection, Early American Gravestones, by Jessie Lie Farber.
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