Tag Archives: Oliver

Oliver Mausoleum, Highwood Cemetery

Here is the very last gasp of the Egyptian style. The mausoleum is thoroughly modern and simple, but still has the shape and winged sun disk to show that it is meant to be Egyptian.

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Oliver Monument, Chartiers Cemetery

This shaft or fancy obelisk has lost its top, which is lying on the ground between two Oliver tombstones. The rustic letters spelling out “Oliver” were probably rather tasteless in their time; the passing years have given them character.