Archive for the ‘Fairs and Festivals’ Category

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This Silver Statue of a Unicorn on Top of the Massachusetts State Building at the Eastern State Exposition Grounds in West Springfield Is a Replica of the Original One Found Atop of the Old State House in Boston (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 20,  2018)

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An Unusual Hood Ornament in the Form of a Demon Riding a Winged Wheel Spotted on a Customized Ford Pickup at the 33rd Annual Antique Truck Show Held at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 17,  2016)

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A Close-Up of a Gigantic Fiberglass Hawaiian Hula Dancer Found on a Parade Float For the Big E Kept in Storage on the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, MA

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A Big Belly Buddha Seen Sitting Next to a Bunny Rabbit Inside the Better Living Center on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA

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A Plaster Face With Elements of Both a Green Man (Foliage & Fruit) and a Satyr (Horns) Available For Purchase in the Better Living Center at the Big E Held on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA

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A Pair of Carved Wooden Bears Found on the Grounds on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds During the Big E in West Springfield, MA

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A Stylized English Bulldog Sporting a Bowler Hat Serves as a Hood Ornament on a Restored Mack Truck at an Antique Truck Show at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA

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A Stylized Chrome Bulldog Hood Ornament Wearing a Safety Helmet, Vest, and Leather Trousers Found on a Restored Mack Truck at an Antique Truck Show Held on the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA

Buddha west Springfield MA (2)
A Buddha Sitting in the Lotus Position Spotted Among Various Other Statuary For Sale in the Better Living Center at the Big E Held on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA

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A Polychromed Metal Statue of a Comical Chihuahua with a bone Gripped Between His Jaws Sold on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds During the Big E Last Year in West Springfield, MA