Wainwright Tomb

Cemeteries can be an interesting place to photograph. This is Ellis Wainwright’s tomb in Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis.Wainwright was another prominent brewer in the St. Louis area. The photo is a three shot HDR photo processed in Photomatix and then in Topaz Impression. https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Portfolio/i-hVcKQtk/A

Wainwright Tomb

St. Louis’ Bellefontaine Cemetery is a great place to explore our country’s history.   In 1891, Ellis Wainwright, a young St. Louis millionaire brewer, commissioned Louis Sullivan to design the tomb for his beautiful young wife. Sullivan had just completed the Wainwright Building in St. Louis, one of the masterpieces of architecture and generally consideredContinue reading “Wainwright Tomb”