Type Tuesday: In Memory of

I suspect that anyone who loves lettering has taken a typographic stroll through a few graveyards. Here are a few finds from some virtual visits. {  1  2  3  4  5  6  }

I recall one summer afternoon long ago, spent in the cemetary plot on my family's farm. My task was to guild the faded letters of my ancestors' monuments. I still remember my little pot of gold paint and how the brush fit into the worn recesses of the letterforms.