My World Tuesday: The Pilgrim Monument, Waterbury, Connecticut Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - March 02, 2009 Here are details of the Pilgrim Monument in Waterbury, Connecticut. I posted an image of the frieze yesterday. My World Tuesday My World Tuesday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Anonymous3:31 PMGreat detail of a beautiful monument!Well done!Cheers, KlausReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMojo3:41 PMOl' William doesn't look any friendlier close up. Nice job on these. They really convey the power of the sculpture.I caught a few frames this morning on the way in to work that might interest you. Soon as I get home and get them off the camera I'll send you some.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySylvia K3:44 PMGreat shots! Love the details of the close-ups! Beautiful monument! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyget zapped3:47 PMNice detail shots. I'm amazed by the intensity in his eyes and the softness captured through stone.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:52 PMGreat shots!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl4:07 PMI always associate the Pilgrims with Massachusetts. Hmmm. See, blogging is so educational. ;-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTammie Lee4:15 PMHi Sandy, the way you took or cropped these photos all close up makes them look like rock people that actually live in the rocks. I love the effect!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy4:26 PMSandy: Thanks for showing this great shot of this art work, beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJane Hards Photography4:37 PMSeeing them so close up just conveys how talent of the sculpter. Always a skill I have admired.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:01 PMI'm so glad you posted these details. It truly is a powerful monument and nice seeing the individual faces close up.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:05 PMreally neat details. personally i find it hard to really zoom in with my little p/s camera.hope you have a blessed week.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyimac5:09 PMBeautiful work and shots.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown5:29 PMThese are great works of art! Beautiful and impressive casting of the faces.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyIndrani6:16 PMGREAT works of art! One can gaze for hours.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd6:46 PMinteresting closeups-shows how families are always important in any society's growth and progress.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGuy D7:01 PMGreat shots, I love the detail work, thanks for sharing.Have a great week!GuyRegina In PicturesReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow7:38 PMThe main character has the "Moses" look about him. Leader of the pack.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown7:44 PMYou always find the neatest things! It never ceases to amaze me what our hands can do. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEbb Tide7:49 PMGreat photos. Look like sand sculptures.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:53 PMWhat a magnificent monument. The detail is gorgeous.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRiverPoet8:04 PMIf and when I get this colonial book going again, I'm going to let you be my designated reader :-)Love the close-ups of the artwork...DReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeorge8:44 PMThanks for posting the details of the monument.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAmias (ljm and liquidplastic)9:35 PMSandy these details are simply beautiful ... the artist really put emotions in the faces of these dead stones ... brought them alive! Oh look at those intriguing eyes.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLantaw10:05 PMBeautiful shots Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:32 PMBeautiful, and yet a little eerie, seeing the faces floating by themselves in the sea of stone.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyOman10:32 PMhello sandi, these are great details. thanks for sharing.My contribution this week is the beautiful island-paradise of Camiguin posted hereReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDebbie10:53 PMWonderful closeups.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown10:55 PMThe closeup show us more of the fine details!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJack and Joann11:01 PMThat Pilgrim in stone---that's what I call a hard man! He definately was not an old softie.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySwarna11:09 PMPics such as yours make the My World meme extra-special. There must be some history / story beind that stone-work?ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLouise11:13 PMThis is so beautiful. You always find the most wonderful things to show in "your" world!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio12:03 AMSandy, these details of the monument are really nice and interesting too.I also enjoyed your poem of the 28th February.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyalicesg12:43 AMThese monuments are so lovely. With all the different expressions.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCatherine1:07 AMNice expressive details in these shots...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyArija1:14 AMNice shots of te details and the the whole sculpture in the post below.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplydavid mcmahon3:57 AMFrieze frame!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyx4:02 AMthese are great stone works! nice details. :DReplyDeleteRepliesReplyReader Wil8:02 AMGreat photos of this monument!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyayamlin8:58 AMHello Sandy!How've you been?recently I've been busy at work.By the way did you see Academy award on TV?I saw it on news!I'm giving you an award on my blog.If you feel like it, please take it!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown9:41 AMI'm always amazed by the power of stone sculptures to inspire. They become town leaders in a way.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyanthonynorth9:51 AMThere's a marvellous gentility to some of those.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplymarcia@joyismygoal10:24 AMI like how this meme makes us go and view life differentlyReplyDeleteRepliesReplyYogi♪♪♪1:06 PMThe talent of some sculptors just amaze me. Whoever this is made the characters come alive.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPERBS2:59 PMForgot to say I left a comment on the one below also.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown3:17 PMWonderful sculptures, the skill involved never fails to amaze me.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown3:38 PMGreat shots! Thanks for sharing, Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTrish ~ ♥ ~4:36 PMInteresting photos ~ thanks for sharing!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:21 PMWow! I wonder how it holds up in rain, since it appears to be molded out of chocolate chip cookie dough. -Greg.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPaul9:30 PMThere is so many different emotions and depth of character in all the faces. The sculpter knew what they were doing!Thanks for sharing these great pics with us!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGlennis2:27 AMWell sculpted, plenty of character on show.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyantigoni3:14 AMAwesome photos! Great post.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTarolino12:15 PMIs that carved into rock? What a wonderful monument it is. Thanks for sharing it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown11:20 AMthanks for the close up shots. now we get to appreciate the details.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCatherine11:48 AMI love the progress, enlarging the angle of shot, discoring each time a new character. It's like a game.Well-done Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLavender and Vanilla Friends of the Gardens9:07 PMIn my view, the Harrub Pilgrim Memorial belongs to the great artistic monuments in the world. Hermon Atkins MacNeil is a very fine artist. I am awed with the expressions on the faces of the pilgrims.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.