Archive for the ‘Anthropomorphic Objects’ Category

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The Face of an Anthropomorphic Apple Tree (the Company Mascot of Angry Orchard Hard Cider) Glares Out From the Window of the Brew City Grill & Brew House on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 11, 2017)

Pillow Face
A Pillow With a Human Face Stares Out From the Storefront Window of The Futon Company on Highland Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 30, 2015)

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A Cherub Plays the Flute While Sitting on a Smiling Crescent Moon at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 24, 2016)

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An Unusual 18th Century Slate Gravestone Carved With Various Masonic Symbols Including a Compass, a Star, an Eye, and an Anthropomorphic Sun With a Human Face Discovered at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 8, 2018)

Sand Sculpture Game of Life 2A
“Together in the Game of Fate”, Dave Andrew’s Sand Sculpture of Anthropomorphic Chess Pieces Leaning Against Each Other Amidst the Rubble of a Smashed Board, Won Fifth Place in This Year’s Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 8, 2015)

Winnie the Pooh Quincy Street (2)
Winnie the Pooh Wearing a Santa Cap and Holding a Lantern Wishes Passersby a Merry Christmas From a Front Lawn on Quincy Street in Worcester, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 25, 2019)


An Anthropomorphic Tree Complete With a Face and Arm-Like Limbs (Apparently Possessed by a Demonic Entity) Spotted Growing in Front of a Home on Commodore Road in Worcester, MA

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A Sand Sculpture Depicting a Boston Red Sox Player Belting a Grand Slam (Featuring an Anthropomorphic Baseball) Spotted During This Summer’s Master Sand Sculpting Competition Held at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 24, 2017)

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Just One of the Thirty-Four Limestone Grotesques to Be Salvaged From the Old Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gymnasium Before the Hundred-Year-Old Building Is Demolished Later This Year (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 21, 2016)

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A Rather Threatening Inflatable Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Standing Outside Wonderland Comics in Putnam, CT Doesn’t Seem to Discourage Customers from Entering the Store (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  November 26, 2014)