The graven images of New England : 1653-1800 /by Allen Ludwig, [ca.1960]

Ludwig, Allan I., b. 1933
Photographer, Historian
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3.0 linear ft. (10 v. on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Includes one volume of text on the sculptural iconoclasm of New England gravestones, and nine volumes of photographs (ca. 500) of gravestones.

Biographical/Historical Note: Historian and photographer, born 1933, Yonkers, N.Y. Studied at Yale University, BFA'56, MA'60, Bollingen fellow '60-63, PhD'64. His GRAVEN IMAGES OF NEW ENGLAND was published in 1966 and again in 1975 by Weslyan University Press. Works in platinum printing and silver gelatin printing.

The donors, Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Weber, were the original sponsors of Ludwig's project to compile and publish his book.

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