Visiting Baby Rosalie

Visiting Baby Rosalie

Rosalie Raymond White’s (d. 1882) headstone is actually a detailed bassinet, and her likeness is peering out of it with a green patina to her little face.

Visiting Baby Rosalie
Visiting Baby Rosalie

There was a time when creating plaster cast masks was popular. Rosalie is an example of a mask. Not many are left undamaged.

Visiting Baby Rosalie
Visiting Baby Rosalie

A number of children in this family passed at an early age. Rosalie is the only one with this type of elaborate monument though.

Visiting Baby Rosalie
Visiting Baby Rosalie

It’s not unusual to find small gifts here.

Visiting Baby Rosalie
Visiting Baby Rosalie

The stones here sit under trees, on the edge of water. A storm will take it’s toll sooner or later. However for now time has been kind to this spot.

5 thoughts on “Visiting Baby Rosalie”

    1. Yes. I’m researching my family history. One of our young relatives died when she was trying her wedding dress on on the eve of her wedding, and it caught from the hearth fire. She was only 20. The groom to be never married. Two lives ruined. So sad.

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