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Oakland Cemetery - Seltzer Monument, Marie Matthews, watercolor
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Oakland Cemetery - Seltzer Monument

2006
watercolor on paper
12 x 16 inches

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This tombstone marks the remains of Henry and Mary Seltzer. Henry Seltzer was born in Speyer Rheinphalz, Germany, in 1822 and died in Atlanta in 1885. Mary Seltzer was born in Diekirch Grand Duchy, Luxemburg, in 1833 and died in Atlanta in 1889.

The dual monument, marked "Mother" and "Father", appears in several locations in the cemetery.