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Family of Bears
Sherl Joseph Winter, 1966
* small bears
* The black and white picture of the webmaster climbing on this piece is copyright Joan Anderson, 1972
* Delancey (Three Bears) Park. Delancey between 3rd and 4th.
* 39.944150,-75.148000 [map]
* On the Society Hill tour
* See also:
+winterartstudio.com
+Delancey (Three Bears) Park




Three Bears
George Papashvily, 1966
* small bears
* Visible through the fence
* Courtyard. Behind the Fox Chase Library. North side of Rhawn St. East of Jeannes.
* 40.076700,-75.081750 [map]
* On the Lower Northeast tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's George Papashvily page
+Fox Chase Library




Bear
Dexter Jones, 1968
* small bear
* East side of 11th, just North of Cecil B. Moore.
* 39.978100,-75.152400 [map]
* On the Temple Campus tour




Grizzly
Eric Berg, 1983
* small bear
* West end of Fitler Square. 23rd and Pine.
* 39.947600,-75.180050 [map]
* On the Fitler Square tour
* See also:
+Artist's page for this piece
+Eric Berg Studios
+fitlersquare.org




Central Post
1850 (approximate)
* bird, bear
* Formerly at Penn's Landing at Dock Street. Removed when the hotel was built (approximately 2001)
* Exhibits: Missing, Religious




The Washington Monument
Rudolf Siemering, 1897 (restored 1997)
* Monument to George Washington
* big fountains, groups of people, standing people, sitting and reclining people, alligator, bears, birds, bison and oxen, elk and moose, fish, horses, snake, plants, shells, weapons, drum, net, hats, Pennsylvania State Seal
* West end of Eakins Oval. Parkway at 24th.
* 39.964250,-75.179150 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1910 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1959 picture of this piece
+Featured in The Sixth Sense
+wikipedia.org's George Washington page




City Hall, North Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* people sitting, people standing, partial people, groups of people, horse head, seal of the city, ship, plow, cattle head, bear head, lion or tiger head, elephant head
* This pavilion was the first of the four to be cleaned and lit. Standing in this one small portion of the building you can sense the incredible amount of work that went into the building's sculpture.
* Part of the whole building's art. North entrance City Hall. South side of JFK at Broad.
* 39.953000,-75.163400 [map]
* On the City Hall tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Alexander Milne Calder page
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page