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Etching ~ The process of removing only the polish from a granite surface with a
diamond tipped drill, allowing a more personal and detailed design.

Linda Lou Tillson holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 1974.  She has 30 years experience in drawing and painting all subjects, specializing in portraits.  Many Tillson portraits can be found in municipal agencies in the greater Taunton area.  Her best known works include the portraits of Korean War Veteran, Richard Deulert, Medic, placed in Morton Hospital Emergency Ward, and also aboard the U.S. Naval Frigate Deulert FFG45.  Linda has three portraits as part of the permanent collection of The Old Colony Historical Society Musuem in Taunton; and, her portrait of former First Lady Barbara Bush for the Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.


~Double Portraits~

~Beach Scenes~

~Farm Scenes~

~Wilderness Scenes~

~Religious Scenes~

~Personal Photographs~

    You may select from the scenes we have in our Photo Album, or you are welcome to bring in your own personal photograph.  

    Linda is on-site five days a week to work with you and address any questions or concerns you might have.    

 If you would like to know more about etching and/or painting, please email us or call us toll free (800) 479 2024.  Our friendly staff members are always available to offer guidance in choosing your memorial design, as well as tips on how to maintain the quality and beauty of a memorial you may have already erected.

 We would love the opportunity to speak with you!  Please click on the REQUEST INFO option in the Navigation Menu below.  Fill out all the necessary fields, and we will contact you however you wish as soon as possible.



Barnicoat Monuments PO Box 253.  450 West Grove Street, Middleboro MA 02346