During the Civil War era, people kept small portraits of their loved ones. Oak trees are a key part of Southern Gothic aestheticism. If this kind of tree becomes diseased, the extraction of it is typically too costly. As a result, the diseased parts are cut out, and the cavities are filled with stabilizing building materials, such as bricks or cement. 

1270mm x 1016mm each

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We Waste More Tears On Answered Prayers Than Unanswered Ones

 

2013

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