2 comments on “Soul Effigies

  1. Interesting. I wonder if this motive of the winged head appears already in Britain or France or elsewhere in America or if it is a specific invention of Halifax.

    • I really don’t know. Nova Scotia was settled by the Scots and the French – maybe there is an historical link to those countries. I thought when I first saw the carvings that they were naïve interpretations of angels or cherubs.

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