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Landmark: Thomas Jefferson University

On the Jefferson Campus tour.

Samuel D. Gross
Alexander Stirling Calder, 1897
* Statue of Samuel D. Gross
* standing person
* The inscription is almost completely worn away
* inscription: American physicians have erected this statue to commemorate the great deeds of a man who made such an impress upon American surgery that it has served to dignify American medicine.
* On the campus of Thomas Jefferson University. South side of Walnut between 10th and 11th behind the building which faces Walnut..
* 39.948060,-75.158275 [map]
* Exhibits: Medical
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Alexander Stirling Calder page
+wikipedia.org's Samuel D. Gross page




Curtis Hall, Thomas Jefferson University
Horace Trumbauer, 1931
* standing people, reclining people, medical instruments, headgear, plants, lions, birds, griffins, various medical symbols
* Entrance. Curtis Hall, Thomas Jefferson University. North side of Walnut between 10th and 11th.
* 39.948625,-75.157800 [map]
* Exhibits: Medical, New
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's page for the building
+Horace Trumbauer page from philadelphiabuildings.org




The Winged Ox, Symbol of St. Luke the Physician
Henry Mitchell, 1976
* Symbol of Saint Luke
* winged ox, symbol
* The pole is inscribed with the names of famous doctors, starting with Hippocrates at the bottom.
* On the campus of Thomas Jefferson University. South side of Walnut just West of 10th.
* 39.948400,-75.157850 [map]
* Exhibits: Medical, Religious
* See also:
+henrywmitchell.com




Otters
Henry Mitchell, 1979
* In memory of William W. Bodine, Jr.
* small otters, rocks, fountain
* Moved from the West end of the building to the East end, probably in 2007. The first picture is from the original location, the rest are from after the move, and with a much lower water level in the pool.
* inscription: With Gratitude to William W. Bodine Jr. Leader, builder and friend of Thomas Jefferson University.
* On the campus of Thomas Jefferson University. South side of Walnut between 10th and 11th behind the building which faces Walnut..
* 39.947965,-75.157975 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites, Moved
* See also:
+henrywmitchell.com
+NY Times obituary of William W. Bodine, Jr.




The Roundabout
Alice Adams, 1992
* stairs, fountain
* Plaza. On the campus of Thomas Jefferson University. Northeast corner, 10th and Locust.
* 39.947650,-75.157350 [map]
* See also:
+NYC piece by, and brief bio of, Alice Adams


See Also

+Thomas Jefferson University