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Old 04-26-2011, 06:15 AM   #120
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Originally Posted by Steelybeast View Post
Great job Debandi. I never seen anyone trace a head stone like that. Creative idea to say the least and to be able to carry it back with them. My Dad was a big geneology person and I remember going to many a cemetary with him in the 70's. He would take pictures of old headstones and some were hard to read.

Just for the picture, he always carried a big piece of chalk, like the kind that kids use for drawing on sidewalks. He would turn it sideways & run it up and down the face to make it stand out for the photo. The 1st rain would just wash it off.
Thanks, Steelybeast.

John used this Old Stone Rubbing Kit.

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He was kind enough to send a kit to me last week.
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