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Year: 1932

Art Deco Flowers
1932 (unconfirmed)
* plants
* Front wall. Project Home. North side of Fairmount, West of 15th.
* 39.967225,-75.162955 [map]
* On the Fairmount tour
* Exhibits: Unidentified
* See also:
+projecthome.org




Art Museum North Pediment
Carl Paul Jennewein, 1932 (Museum website says 1933)
* group of people, some standing, some sitting or lying, winged person, headgear, staff, sun, sword, furniture, musical instrument, snake, lion
* North Pediment. Front of the Art Museum. 25th and the Parkway.
* 39.965625,-75.180275 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Carl Paul Jennewein page
+Philadelphia Museum of Art




John Harrison, Chemist
Lawrence Tenney Stevens, 1932
* Statue of John Harrison
* big standing person
* I'm basing the attribution on the name and date at the bottom of the back of the statue's coat. The University listed it as Lynn Jenkins, 1934.
* inscription: 1773-1833
* In a small park South of Smith Walk between 33rd and 34th..
* 39.951150,-75.191685 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* See also:
+lawrencetenneystevens.com
+biography of John Harrison




Market Street Bridge Carvings
1932
* small lion heads, human heads, stylized bridges
* The lion heads are on the corners of the bridge. The faces are best observed from South and North of the bridge on Schuylkill Avenue/29th or from Schuylkill Banks below the bridge.
* Bridge columns and arches. Market Street Bridge. Market Street, East of 29th to West of 24th.
* 39.954500,-75.180450 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour




Schuylkill Permanent Bridge
1932
* small bridge
* inscription:
Schuylkill Permanent Bridge
Opened to traffic January 1, 1805
Altered and remodeled 1850
Destroyed by fire, November 20, 1875
Replaced the same year by
a temporary wooden bridge
Iron cantilever bridge built and completed
April 20, 1888. Replaced by this structure
1932
* Bridge column. Middle of the South side of the Market Street Bridge. Market, East of 29th.
* 39.954350,-75.180430 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour




Treasury Building
1932
* people sitting and kneeling, face, farming, navigation, and artist tools, ship, buildings, rope, ox and bison, staff, food, birds, globe, plants, dolphin border
* Whole building. South side of Chestnut, West of 2nd.
* 39.948300,-75.144185 [map]
* On the Penn's Landing tour
* Exhibits: Unidentified
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's page for the building




Wisdom and Commerce
Alfred Botteiau, 1932
* big sitting people, chairs, standing person, tree, owl, ship mast and sails
* Wall. North side of Chestnut, East of 10th.
* 39.950050,-75.156650 [map]
* On the Jefferson Campus tour