Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

Egyptian Fantasy



The Winter mausoleum in Allegheny Cemetery is an Egyptian-revival fantasy. The bronze doors show Mr. Winter himself as a pharaoh embarking on his journey through the underworld.


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0 responses to “Egyptian Fantasy”

  1. I know and love this mausoleum,I used to jog by quite frequently when I lived in Pittsburgh. I am now in LA researching Egyptian Revival, your image popped out as an old friend. I have a photo in my own photo album, quite similar, the final resting spot of the winters a long favorite. Thanks for the memories,
    Take care,
    Leonard @ babylonbaroque

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