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Old tombstone

Old tombstone

Went on a photo fieldtrip with Ken, the photographer
who works for The Argus. While in the graveyard at
Holy Trinity, Carlingford, I noticed these old inscriptions
on the back of a tombstone which dated back to the
18th century.

Nikon D40x
1/640s f/4.8 at 75.0mm iso200 full exif

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Máire Uí Mhaicín29-Jul-2009 22:01
Really interesting work, and beautifully recorded.
Inga Morozoff29-Jul-2009 02:08
Wow, what a find!
LynnH27-Jul-2009 17:08
This is such a fascinating find! I like to look at the backs of tombstones, because there is where you find the truly inspirational inscriptions. Thank you so much for sharing this. Beautiful photo too. V
Phillip Normanton26-Jul-2009 19:16
Great discovery! I imagine there're hippies beneath :o)
Carol Breton26-Jul-2009 16:07
That's beautiful Mairead. What a wonderful find. ~
pkocinski26-Jul-2009 13:56
Well seen and done.
Neal Nye26-Jul-2009 11:51
Fascinating how one can communicate ones thoughts down through the ages. A wonderfully intriguing image.
Keith O'Brien26-Jul-2009 11:04
Very interesting - great find!
Betty Vlasiu26-Jul-2009 10:49
Superb capture! Very nice. v.
Johnny JAG26-Jul-2009 07:49
Great find.
globalgadabout26-Jul-2009 00:05
simple yet sympathetic iconography..and older mindset expertly captured...V
Jason Anderson25-Jul-2009 23:47
A new take on an ancient art. Laine's right, these are a bit easier to interpret than the older ones.
laine25-Jul-2009 23:28
An angel, a coffin & a more needs to be said does it....
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