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Year: 1934

All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors
J. Otto Schweizer, 1934
* group of people standing, torch, hats and helmets, shield, eagles and large feather, horses, seal of Pennsylvania
* inscription:
front: Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in honor of her colored soldiers.
back: To commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of all colored soldiers who served in the various wars engaged in by the United States of America that a lasting record shall be made of their unselfish devotion to duty as an inspiration to future generations this monument is dedicated May 30, 1934.
right: American Revolution, Civil War, Indian Wars
left: Spanish American War, Phillipine Insurrection, World War
* West side of Logan Square. Aviator Park. Southeast of 20th and the Parkway.
* 39.958320,-75.171800 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Moved, War, African American
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1935 picture of this piece from a previous location in Fairmount Park
+One of Max Buten's pictures of this piece
+Another of Max Buten's pictures of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Logan Circle page




Eli Kirk Price Fountain
Charles E. Borie, Jr., Horace Trumbauer, Alfred Zantzinger, 1934
* In memory of Eli Kirk Price, Jr.
* fountain
* inscription:
In memory of Eli Kirk Price 1860-1933 whose wisdom and dedication were responsible for the development of the Parkway and the Art Museum.
* West end of Eakins Oval. Parkway at 24th.
* 39.963900,-75.179625 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* See also:
+Horace Trumbauer page from philadelphiabuildings.org




Ericsson Fountain
Charles E. Borie, Jr., Horace Trumbauer, Alfred Zantzinger, 1934
* In memory of John Ericsson
* fountain
* inscription:
Dedicated to the memory of Captain John Ericsson, scientist, inventor, patriot. Born in Sweden July 31, 1803. Died in America, the country of his adoption, March 8, 1889.
* West end of Eakins Oval. Parkway at 24th.
* 39.964610,-75.178700 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1934 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1961 picture of this piece
+Horace Trumbauer page from philadelphiabuildings.org
+wikipedia.org's John Ericsson page




Fleisher Gates
Samuel Yellin, 1934
* abstract ironwork
* Gates. Near the back of Palumbo Park on the West side of the Fleisher Art Memorial. North side of Catherine between 7th and 8th.
* 39.939275,-75.155410 [map]
* On the South Philly tour
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.orgs's Samuel Yellin page
+Samuel Yellin Metal Workers
+Fleisher Art Memorial




General Galusha Pennypacker
Charles Grafly, Albert Laessle, 1934
* Statue of Galusha Pennypacker
* standing person wearing a helmet, cats, cannon
* Inside a small house behind a fence as of early May, 2015
* inscription:
Galusha Pennypacker
Brevet Major General
United States Army
1844-1916
* North side of Logan Square. Parkway East of 19th.
* 39.958515,-75.169675 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites, Missing, War
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1935 picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Charles Grafly page
+National Museum of Wildlife Art's Albert Laessle page
+wikipedia.org's Galusha Pennypacker page
+wikipedia.org's Logan Circle page




Mail Delivery
Edmond Amateis, 1934
* standing people, dogs, plants, fruit, mail and mailboxes, sled, truck, hats
* Wall. 9th Street Post Office. West side of 9th between Chestnut and Market.
* 39.950550,-75.155400 [map]
* On the Jefferson Campus tour
* See also:
+askart.com's Edmond Amateis page




Penn Mutual Building Doors
1934
* small groups of people standing, sitting, machines and tools, furniture, baskets and jugs, books and scrolls, dogs, flowers, weapons, helmet, head in profile
* Entrance. Penn Mutual Building. South side of Walnut between 5th and 6th.
* 39.947525,-75.150250 [map]
* On the Washington Square tour