Those Beautiful Hands, And More MontevalloTuesday, January 08, 2013
There's a cemetery in Montevallo -- Reynolds Cemetery -- and it's mostly known as having a monument there as the geographical center of the state of Alabama, but I actually think it's remarkable for a different reason, below.
It's in front of this large rock-stacked structure:
On top: a monument for a couple of people who passed away in the late 1800s:
While it looks like so many other cemeteries from a broad perspective, this one had monuments made by a fantastic artist...
Who sculpted beautiful hands:
...not only the hands, but the sleeves:
and the different grasps:
"In my father's house are many mansions":
Of course this one doesn't have that beautiful Victorian detail, but done for a First Sergeant in Airborne during WWII, and was interesting nonetheless:
I've put a lot of Montevallo pics here before, but here are just a few from that day's visit:
Downtown Montevallo -- old Quasar sign...
Professor Ted Metz' sculpture, 'Becoming', on the Montevallo campus:
Tim Tingle's carvings at Orr Park: