The children under glass are life size white marble statues of the children buried there. (It is said that some of the statues of children in the cemeteries were made from their death masks. A common practice in the Victorian period.) A boy in a boat with his toys and a girl standing with flowers in her hand. They were their mother’s only children and their mothers are now buried next to them.
The monument of Dexter Graves, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago -Created by Lorado Taft in 1909, this sculpture was at one point entirely black. Chicago smog seems to have taken care of that, but its face is still dark. Legend has it that if you look into the statues face, you'll see your own death.