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Artist Victoria Chick - The History and Art of American Burial Markers

On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about the History of Place, Materials, Style & Meaning of American Burial Markers. 

The most durable materials available were generally chosen for markers, but the technology available to move, inscribe, or polish those materials also played a big role in the stylistic development of burial markers. See her article covering burial markers in the United States from Colonial times to now: 

Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast:

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