Metarie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Photograph by A. Louise Myers at www.marbleorchard.com
Angel Guard with Empty Eyes
New Orleans, Louisiana
Two empty eyed bronze angels flank the entrance to the Besthoff Memorial. I believe these, easily 8 foot tall, monsters may come to life at dusk when the cemetery is empty.
The Besthoffs were the "B" in K&B Drugstores, now part of the RiteAid chain. Sidney Besthoff and his partner, Gustave Katz, opened their first store on Canal
Street in 1905.