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Year: 1954

The Spirit of Enterprise
Jacques Lipchitz, 1950 - 1960
* Quote from Theodore Roosevelt
* big eagle, snake, person leaning forward
* inscription: Our nation glorious in youth and strength looks into the future with fearless and eager eyes as vigorous as a young man to run a race. -Theodore Roosevelt
* Central Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.973600,-75.190875 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Jacque Lipchitz page
+wikipedia.org's Theodore Roosevelt page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page




Le Coureur
Germaine Richier, 1954 (designed)
* small running person
* Was located in front of the Drexel Law School on the South side of Market between 33rd and 34th. The article describing the piece has also been removed from the Drexel website, but it was originally installed some time after 2006 when the law school was founded, possibly as a gift of the original funder, and was probably removed around 2014 when the law school was renamed.
* 39.955525,-75.190200 [map]
* Exhibits: Athletic, Missing
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Germaine Richier page




Puma
William Zorach, 1954
* puma
* South end of the Azalea Garden. 26th and Kelly Drive.
* 39.967750,-75.182950 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+wikipedia.org William Zorach page




Social Consciousness
Jacob Epstein, 1954
* Quote from Walt Whitman
* big people, some standing, some not
* inscription:
A grand sane towering seated mother
Chair'd in the adamant of Time.

-Walt Whitman
* Near the back door of the Art Museum. Anne d'Harnocourt Drive (25th and Kelly Drive to the Spring Garden Bridge).
* 39.966210,-75.181475 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Jacob Epstein page
+wikipedia.org's Walt Whitman page
+Philadelphia Museum of Art




The Poet
Jose de Creeft, 1954
* standing person, scroll
* inscription: He shaped our dreams.
* North Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.974350,-75.191425 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org Jose de Creeft page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page