Homemade Finger Pointing Upward-Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan

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Title

Homemade Finger Pointing Upward-Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan

Subject

Pointing fingers
Hands
Homemade

Description

Ida E. Fulford born 1888, died 1889. This is an example of a homemade tombstone. The inscription was likely carved by Fulford's parents or family. The iconography of a hand with a finger pointing upward represents the Christian notion of the path towards heaven. Ida Fulford and Thelma Fulford were likely siblings.

Creator

Montgomery, Pauline

Source

Pauline Montgomery Indiana tombstone photographs and records, Collection C386
Ledger pg. 96, entry no. 4

Publisher

Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

Date

1962

Contributor

Meyer, Matthew
Morrison, Katherine

Rights

Copyright owner: Indiana University

Format

Photograph

Identifier

Donor image number 957A

Coverage

Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan
Monroe County

Citation

Montgomery, Pauline, “Homemade Finger Pointing Upward-Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan,” Indiana University Archives Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2022, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/iubarchives/items/show/959.

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