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Captain James Lawrence (d. 1813) and his infant son James Montaudevert Lawrence, (1813-1814)

Object Number: 
1867.441
Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Stone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49 x 43 x 8 1/2 in. ( 124.5 x 109.2 x 21.6 cm ) without frame: 37 x 35 1/2 x 6 in. ( 94 x 90.2 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
carved: on one side: "THE HERO/ whose remains are here deposited/ with his expiring breath,/ expressed his devotion to his country./ Neither the fury of battle,/ the anguish of a mortal wound,/ nor the horrors of approaching death/ could subdue his gallan
Description: 
Tombstone.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Trinity Church
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group