The Art and Architecture of Canadian Cemeteries

Architect Henry Langley’s chapel, gate, and porter’s lodge in the Toronto Necropolis.

K. Corey Keeble


n the little Dutch Church Burial Ground in Halifax are the paired tombstones of Philip J. Holland (d.1837) and Sarah Ann Holland (d.1842). Though damaged, the tops of the stone slabs
preserve elements of their original ornament in the form of scrolls with paterae and low-relief carvings of
covered, fluted urns. The urn motif, slightly …