View from Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn

View from Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn [1881]: Brooklyn’s famous Green-Wood #Cemetery at sunset. Conceived in tones of black and white for reproduction, this watercolor features the Gothic-style entrance arch at center.

Antique Memento Mori Ring Skull

Memento Mori jewelry is the name given to sixteenth through eighteenth-century jewelry that was created as a reminder of the inevitability of death and the need to live piously. Read More >>

Photographs of Sculpture on American Gravestones

Check out this American Antiquarian Society collection of photographs of Sculpture on American Gravestones. Take a virtual tour of gravestones – most of which were made prior to 1800. Read More >>

Salem Witch Museum Online Exhibit

Salem Witch Museum Exhibits Witch trials began in Europe in the early fifteenth century and continued well into the eighteenth century. Over time, fear spread to the colonies, resulting in witch panics, such as the Salem witch trials. While it is challenging to assess the total number of executions that took place throughout this period,…