Granite Industry

Comolli Granite Company

Monuments carved by Richard Comolli at other companies Rhode Island, Westerly River Bend Cemetery Comolli Saint Sebastian Cemetery

Occupations

Agent: a company salesman who secured orders for monuments. Salesmen for Westerly companies were located in major cities

Anatomy of a monument

Structural Parts of a Monument Base: Bottom-most piece of stone in a monument. It is set on the

Types of Westerly Granite

Blue (including blue-white and white) Description: Fine grain, grayish in color Sources: Holes # 1, 2, 3, and

Types of Monuments

a railing with supporting balusters (short vase shaped supporting columns). a long seat with no back, designed for

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