Archive for the ‘Colleges and Universities’ Category

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The Stone of Face of a Germanic-Looking Woman (With Flowing Hair and Wearing Some Sort of Cap Decorated With Twigs and Leaves and a Pair of Wings on Top) Spotted on the Exterior of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 13, 2019) 


A Replica of the Brunswick Lion (The Original Bronze Statue Was Erected on Burgplatz Square in Brunswick, Germany in 1166) Stands on a Stone Pedestal in the Courtyard of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 22, 2017)

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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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 20, 2016)

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A Bronze Statue of Gompei the Goat (a Gift of the Class of 2009) Stands on the Quad in Front of the Bartlett Center at the WPI Campus in Worcester,  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 11,  2014)

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The Golden Head of a Lion Glares Down From the Facade of the Emerson Colonial Theatre on Boylston Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 13,  2018)


One of Four Copper-Sheathed Gargoyles With Open Mouths Found on the Tower of Memorial Hall at the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 8, 2017)


A Rather Unusual Gargoyle, in the Form of a Giant Cricket, Perches Above a Patch of Climbing Ivy on the Side of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House on the Campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 4, 2016)

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A Devilish Countenance Carved From Stone Glares Down From the Front of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 3,  2017)

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A Stone Centaur Brandishes a Large Club Above His Head on Top of Adolphus Busch Hall on Kirkland Street at the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 24,  2017)

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A Grotesque Waits For His Turn at Bat on the Old Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gymnasium in Worcester, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 22, 2016)