Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Queen of Mean

Harry B. Helmsley March 4, 1909 – January 4, 1997 Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley July 4, 1920 – August 20, 2007 Harry and Leona Helmsley were a New York power couple who owned real estate and hotels throughout the city.  … Continue reading

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Angels of Glass

In this stained-glass window in the E.B. Cones and E.L. Patrick Mausoleum in the Crown Hill Cemetery at Indianapolis, Indiana, an array of cherubim–angels–are depicted.  Cherubim are one of nine orders or choirs of angels which are organized into three … Continue reading

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The Angel and the Horn

  Many mausoleums are embellished with ornate stained-glass windows.   The angel featured in this window is carrying a horn with one hand and pointing upward with the other.  The angel uses the horn to announce the coming resurrection.  The other hand is … Continue reading

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