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1891







City Hall, East Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* beaver, crane and owl, butterfly, plants, elephant head, dragon heads, City Hall tower, city seal, ship, plow and scales, scrolls, standing people, reclining people, heads, headgear
* Part of the whole building's art. East entrance City Hall. Market at Juniper.
* 39.952300,-75.162800 [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






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







City Hall, South Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* standing people, sitting people, heads, birds, dragons, book and scrolls, staff, cats, seal of Pennsylvania, horses, ship, plow, plants, bison head, squirrel, headgear
* Part of the whole building's art. City Hall. North side of S. Penn Square at Broad.
* 39.951825,-75.163650 [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






The Gates of Hell
Auguste Rodin, 1880 - 1917
* groups of people, partial, standing, sitting, kneeling, crouching, and horizontal, furniture, rocks
* Entrance. Rodin Museum. North side of the Parkway between 21st and 22nd.
* 39.961850,-75.174050 [map]
* On the Parkway tour.
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:
+bronze-gallery.com's Auguste Rodin page
+Rodin Museum

The Shade
Auguste Rodin, 1881 - 1904 (cast 1923)
* standing person
* East side of the gateway wall. Rodin Museum. North side of the Parkway between 21st and 22nd.
* 39.961525,-75.174300 [map]
* On the Parkway tour.
* See also:
+rodinmuseum.org's entry for this piece
+bronze-gallery.com's Auguste Rodin page
+Rodin Museum



The Burghers of Calais
Auguste Rodin, 1884 - 1895 (cast 1925)
* group of people standing
* moved outside 2011
* East side of the Rodin Museum. North side of the Parkway between 21st and 22nd.
* 39.961800,-75.173750 [map]
* On the Parkway tour.
* Exhibits: Moved
* See also:
+bronze-gallery.com's Auguste Rodin page
+Rodin Museum


Quaker City National Bank Entrance
1888 - 1892
* heads, headgear
* This appears to be only 1/3 of the original building.
* Entrance. North side of Chestnut between 7th and 8th.
* 39.949570,-75.153120 [map]
* On the Independence Mall tour.
* Exhibits: Gargoyles, Unidentified
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's page for the building








Drexel University Main Building Entrance
1890 - 1891
* Busts of Aesculapius, Johann Sebastian Bach, Christopher Columbus, Michael Faraday, Galileo, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Alexander von Humboldt, Thomas Jefferson, Michelangelo, Moses, Isaac Newton, Raphael, William Shakespeare and William of Sens
* small heads, standing angel
* These busts in niches go all the way around the inside of the arch, including two that are looking straight down. Moses and Aesculapius are on either side of the angel on the front.
* Entrance. Main Building, Drexel University. North side of Chestnut, just East of the 32nd Street walkway.
* 39.953850,-75.187000 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour.
* Exhibits: Religious, Unidentified
* See also:
+philadelphia buildings.org's page for the building
+wikipedia.org's Aesculapius page
+wikipedia.org's Johann Sebastian Bach page
+wikipedia.org's Christopher Columbus page
+ideafinder.com's Michael Faraday page
+The Galileo Project @ Rice University
+wikipedia.org's Goethe page
+wikipedia.org's Alexander von Humboldt page
+wikipedia.org's Thomas Jefferson page
+wikipedia.org's Michelangelo page
+wikipedia.org's Isaac Newton page
+wikipedia.org's Raphael page
+wikipedia.org's William Shakespeare page
+biography of William of Sens
+Drexel University

Fisher Fine Arts Library Gargoyles
1891
* dragons
* On the walls. West side of 34th, South of Walnut (Woodland Walk side).
* 39.951700,-75.192975 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour.
* Exhibits: Gargoyles
* See also:
+Gargoyle Hunter's page for the building
+philadelphiabuildings.org's entry for the building

Franz Schubert
Henry Baerer, 1891
* Bust of Franz Schubert
* head, people standing, cherubs, musical instruments, plants
* inscription: Grand Prize awarded to the German Singers of Philadelphia Newark, N.J. 4-8ten Juli 1891
* In the middle of the East end loop of the Horticulture Center. Horticulture Drive, East of Belmont.
* 39.983550,-75.209125 [map]
* On the West Park tour.
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+askart.com's Henry Baerer page
+wikipedia.org's Franz Schubert page

Lions
1891 (donated)
* lions
* inscription: Presented to Fairmount Park, Henry Lisle Waln, 1891
* In the middle of the East end loop of the Horticulture Center. Horticulture Drive, East of Belmont.
* 39.983575,-75.208935 [map]
* On the West Park tour.
* Exhibits: Unidentified