Archived Pages from 20th Century!!
These photos were taken about 1910 and have been "hand-tinted" with photo manipulation software. The original images are available from the remarkable collection at the American Memory Homepage.
They are formatted as inline jpegs.
If you like these images, take a look at New Orleans Cemetery Images, a selection of modern photos presented with brief audio commentary from the photgrapher.
This shot (also from St. Louis #1) brings to mind the term necropolis, as the tombs seem to rise several stories off the street (57K).
Eerie view down a side street -- City of the Dead(38K).
Metairie Cemetery. It really looks like each tomb has its own driveway...(57K)
site in Metairie Cemetery(38K).