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Artist: John J. Boyle

Stone Age In America
John J. Boyle, 1877
* mother and children, mother standing, children crouching and carried, wolf, axe
* Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.971975,-75.190250 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* Exhibits: Favorites




Benjamin Franklin
John J. Boyle, 1899
* Statue of Benjamin Franklin
* seated person, chair, papers
* In front of College Hall. Woodland Walk West of 34th Street.
* 39.951950,-75.193700 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* Exhibits: Moved
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1913 picture of this piece at 9th and Chestnut
+The Electric Franklin




Charles Lennig
John J. Boyle, 1900
* Representation of Charles Lennig
* head and upper torso
* Southwest corner of College Hall. North of Spruce, West of 34th.
* 39.951300,-75.194210 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour




John Christian Bullitt
John J. Boyle, 1907
* Statue of John Christian Bullitt
* standing person
* North side of City Hall. South side of JFK, West of Broad.
* 39.953050,-75.163915 [map]
* On the City Hall tour
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1936 picture of this piece
+drinkerbiddle.com history page
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page




Rebecca at the Well
John J. Boyle, 1908
* Biblical scene of Rebecca
* people standing, head coverings, walking stick, jug, camels
* inscription:
Drink and I will give thy camels drink also.- Genesis XXIV:XIV
I give this legacy for a triple purpose: to ornament the city that William Penn founded, to refresh the weary and thirsty, both man and beast, and to commemorate a fact of sacred story. - Extract from the will of Mary Rebecca Darby Smith
This monument was removed from Twelth and Spring Garden Streets and erected by the Philadelphia Fountain Society 1934
* East end of the Horticulture Center. Horticultural Drive. East of Belmont..
* 39.983625,-75.208700 [map]
* On the West Park tour
* Exhibits: Religious, Moved
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Rebeccah page


See Also

+askart.com's John J. Boyle page