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Davidson-Littlepage Cemetery - Austin, TX


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Blank Headsone 2

Blank Headsone 2

Gothic headstone resting in the shade of a neighboring tree. Stone’s inscription no longer visible.
Blank Headstone 1

Blank Headstone 1

Gothic, upright gravestone surrounded by trees. Inscription worn away, but stone bears marks of repairs.
Blank Headstone 3

Blank Headstone 3

Anonymous, repaired tombstone; a mortared crack appears on the upper third of the dimpled stone.
Davidson Headstone

Davidson Headstone

Gravestone for the wife of Andrew Mitchell Davidson. Found nestled amongst sunlit trees and shrubs.
Davidson Headstone Back

Davidson Headstone Back

Afternoon sunlight touches a granite block found in a small, isolated clearing.
Davidson Headstone Front 1

Davidson Headstone Front 1

Close-up of granite block, Lavinia Davidson’s gravestone. Yellow-green shrubs flank the stone on the right.
Davidson Headstone Front 2

Davidson Headstone Front 2

Afternoon sunlight backs L. Davidson’s granite tombstone, throwing the foreground into shadow.
Davidson Littlepage Flower

Davidson Littlepage Flower

A delicate, pink rose tops an anonymous gravestone amidst background greenery and shade.
Davidson Littlepage Marker

Davidson Littlepage Marker

Historical marker for the Davidson-Littlepage Cemetery. A chain-link fence and highway act as backdrop.
Davidson Littlepage Plot 1

Davidson Littlepage Plot 1

A rusted wrought iron fence surround several graves overgrown with weeds, vines, and shrubs.
Davidson Littlepage Plot 2

Davidson Littlepage Plot 2

A rusty-red fence surrounds several graves but one memorial stone, granite, stands outside its perimeter.
Davidson Littlepage Rodent Skull

Davidson Littlepage Rodent Skull

A desiccated rodent skull rests upon a bed of dead weeds, twigs, and grass.
James Davidson

James Davidson

Upright headstone for James Davidson, Andrew and Martha Davidson’s eldest son. Born 1836, died 1856.
M E L Marker

M E L Marker

Lawn-level marker bears the initials “MEL.” Found beneath a rusted fence and surrounded by ivy.
Marker With Moss 1

Marker With Moss 1

Upright memorial column with its topmost portion broken off. Green moss covers the base.
Marker With Moss 2

Marker With Moss 2

Upright marker obscured by dark-green shrubs and branches. A scattering of moss covers its top.
Martha E Littlepage 2

Martha E Littlepage 2

Gothic headstone for Martha Littlepage, 1837—1868. Marker engraved with a sheaf of wheat.
Martha E Littlepage Headstone 1

Martha E Littlepage Headstone 1

Close shot of Martha Littlepage’s inscription. Words remain distinctly legible despite the surrounding undergrowth.
Rusted Fence Dead Vines

Rusted Fence Dead Vines

Brittle, brown vines entwine themselves around a cemetery’s rusted and tarnished fence.
Rusted Fence Post

Rusted Fence Post

An ornamental cast iron fence post turns red-brown with corrosion and rust.
Rusted Fence Vines

Rusted Fence Vines

Vibrant green vines twine and twist around a cemetery’s wrought iron fence.
Susan Littlepage Headstone 1

Susan Littlepage Headstone 1

Susan Littlepage’s gravestone. A blurred yellow-green leaf obscures the engraving of a cross and crown.
Susan Littlepage Headstone 2

Susan Littlepage Headstone 2

Upright headstone of Susan Littlepage, born 1804, died 1870. Vines creep around the stone.
Susan Littlepage Headstone 3

Susan Littlepage Headstone 3

Photograph taken at an angle. Susan Littlepage’s headstone settles among vines, trees, and cemetery fence.