Reilly Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery

It is rare to find a classical mausoleum with explicitly Christian symbols—except in Catholic cemeteries, where it is very much the norm. This fine little Doric temple bears a cross on the top, broadcasting the unambiguous message, “Tasteful but not pagan.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s