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Content: Unidentified Animals

Floating World
Ava Blitz, 1997
* abstract creatures
* Was on the North side of Market, West of 36th. Checked 2/21/2016. Removed, and the building is marked for demolition.
* On the wall.
* 39.956400,-75.194850 [map]
* Exhibits: Missing
* See also:
+avablitz.com




Gargoyles
* small crouching person, bat-like creature
* Entrance. North side of South between Front and 2nd.
* 39.941075,-75.144475 [map]
* On the Lombard-South tour
* Exhibits: Gargoyles, Unidentified




Five Spouts, Frog, and Lintel
1100 - 1300
* elephant, unidentified creatures
* This piece is all that's left of the International Sculpture Garden installed in 1976. The fountain no longer works.
* Columbus at Dock Street.
* 39.944250,-75.141550 [map]
* On the Penn's Landing tour




The Funder
Tonnie Jones, 1971
* parts of people, unidentified creature, serpent, ankh
* The funder of this piece was the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
* Christina Place, North of Haverford between 46th and 48th.
* 39.962800,-75.214900 [map]
* Exhibits: African American
* See also:
+picture of similiar piece by the artist at negroartist.com, used to confirm attribution




Barbelin Hall Gargoyles
1927
* including heads of Felix Barbelin, James Ryder and Burchard Villiger
* small partial people, hats, cat, bat-like creature, books, saxaphone
* the builder is John McShain, but there's no record of him being the gargoyle carver
* All over the building. Saint Joseph's University. City Line, West of 54th.
* 39.995250,-75.237950 [map]
* Exhibits: Gargoyles
* See also:
+Gargoyle Hunter page for this piece
+sjuhawknews.com article about this piece with pictures
+wikipedia.org's Felix Barbalin page
+Saint Joseph's University