Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net
R. Tait McKenzie,
* Statue of Benjamin Franklin
* standing person,
bag of belongings
* Also listed as "Youthful Franklin." A small version of this piece is in the Children's Department of the main library at 20th and Race.
Benjamin Franklin in 1723
"I have been the more particular in this description of my journey that you
may compare such unlikely beginnings with the figure I have since made there." -Franklin to his son.
This memorial dedicated to the Tenth Reunion
Class of 1904
is a tribute
to the inspiration and example
of the founder of the University
to many generations
of the sons
* East side of 33rd Street, North of Spruce.
* 39.950800,-75.191000 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* See also:
+Art at Penn page for this piece
+wikipedia.org's R. Tait McKenzie page
+The Electric Franklin