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Year: 1960

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




General Nathanael Greene
Lewis Iselin, Jr., 1960
* Statue of Nathanael Greene
* standing person
* inscription:
front:
1742-1786
We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.
left:
A Rhode Islander
Businessman turned soldier
Served with great distinction as Quartermaster General and Army Commander
A trusted friend of General Washington
right:
His qualifications for statesmanship were not less remarkable than his military ability.
-Alexander Hamilton.
Second to no one in enterprise, in resource, in sound judgement, promptitude of decision, and every other military talent.
-Thomas Jefferson
* Part of the William M. Reilly Memorial. On the hill, South side of Kelly Drive, West of 26th.
* 39.966835,-75.182925 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+Smithsonian interview with Lewis Iselin
+wikipedia.org's Nathanael Greene page




Girl with Basin
Edward Fenno Hoffman III, 1960 (date on base)
* small standing person, basin
* accessible when the gate is open, visible through the fence when it isn't
* Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden, South side of the Mutter Museum. East side of 22nd, North of Chestnut.
* 39.953000,-75.176400 [map]
* On the Rittenhouse Square tour
* See also:
+picture of this piece from ilovefiguresculpture.com
+Edward Fenno Hoffman III Papers at Syracuse University
+ilovefiguresculpture.com's Edward Fenno Hoffman III page
+College of Physicians (Mutter Museum)




Mary Dyer
Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1960
* Statue of Mary Dyer
* seated person wearing a bonnet, bench
* inscription: Quaker witness for religious freedom. Hanged on Boston Common 1660.
* Just inside the gate of the Friends Center. Northwest corner, 15th and Cherry.
* 39.955650,-75.164900 [map]
* On the Franklin Town tour
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Mary Dyer page
+Quaker Information Center at Friends Center