Archive for the ‘Colleges and Universities’ Category


A Limestone Carving of a Boar’s Head Juts out from the “Joseph McKean” (Also Known as “Porcellian” or “Boylston”) Gate to Harvard Yard on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA

Devil Harvard
A Devilish Countenance Carved From Stone Glares Down From the Front of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

Wildcat Davison College 2A
Special Thanks to Colby Carter for Granting Permission to Post His Snapshot of the Bronze Statue of Davidson College’s Mascot, a Charging Wildcat, Located on Baker Drive at the School’s Campus in Davidson, North Carolina

Centaur Harvard
A Stone Centaur Brandished a Large Club Above His Head on Top of Adolphus Busch Hall on Kirkland Street at the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Joan D'Arc A
A Copy of the Statue of Joan of Arc at Domrémy by Henri Chapu, Which Was Given as a Gift by the Class of 1902, Can Be Seen in the Lobby of the Administration Building at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA

Clapping Monk WPI 3.JPG
Just One of the Many Different Grotesques That Adorn the Soon-to-Be Demolished Old Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gymnasium, This One Dressed in the Robes of a Medieval Monk and Clapping His Large Hands Together


A Swashbuckling Grotesque (Wearing a Mustache and a Beard, and Armed With a Short Broadsword) Seen Squatting on the Ledge of the Old Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gymnasium