Doves Billing-Methodist Cemetery, Ellettsville

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Title

Doves Billing-Methodist Cemetery, Ellettsville

Subject

Doves

Description

Maryetta Holsapp born 1899, died 1910. Dove iconography is frequently seen on tombstones. They can symbolize hope, peace, and Christian notions of souls ascending to heaven. "Billing" is a term for doves kissing. Montgomery noted that this tombstone is carved limestone.

Creator

Montgomery, Pauline

Source

Pauline Montgomery Indiana tombstone photographs and records, Collection C386
Ledger pg. 90, entry no. 5

Publisher

Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

Date

1962

Contributor

Meyer, Matthew
Morrison, Katherine

Rights

Copyright owner: Indiana University

Format

Photograph

Identifier

Donor image number 896

Coverage

Methodist Cemetery, Ellettsville, Indiana
Monroe County

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Citation

Montgomery, Pauline, “Doves Billing-Methodist Cemetery, Ellettsville,” Indiana University Archives Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2022, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/iubarchives/items/show/954.

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