Homemade Finger Pointing-Good-by Mother--Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan

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Title

Homemade Finger Pointing-Good-by Mother--Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan

Subject

Pointing fingers
Hands
Homemade

Description

This is a homemade tombstone, likely inscribed by this mother's children. No name or dates visible. The iconography of a hand with a finger pointing upward represents the Christian notion of the path towards heaven.

Creator

Montgomery, Pauline

Source

Pauline Montgomery Indiana tombstone photographs and records, Collection C386
Ledger pg. 96, entry no. 3

Publisher

Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

Date

1962

Contributor

Meyer, Matthew
Morrison, Katherine

Rights

Copyright owner: Indiana University

Format

Photograph

Identifier

Donor image number 956

Coverage

Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan
Monroe County

Citation

Montgomery, Pauline, “Homemade Finger Pointing-Good-by Mother--Hindustan Cemetery, Hindustan,” Indiana University Archives Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2022, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/iubarchives/items/show/960.

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