Archive for the ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques’ Category

This Grotesque Visage, Found on the Side of the Merrick Public Library in Brookfield, Is a Gargoyle in the Truest Sense of the Definition: a Decorative Waterspout in the Form of a Human or Animal Face or Figure

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

A Strange Scaly Rat-Like Creature Spotted Crawling on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library 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

Bearded Face Cambridge Public Library
A Mysterious Hooded and Bearded Face Peers out From the Original Stone Edifice of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library on Broadway in Cambridge, MA

Gargoyles Metcalf 3A
A Diminutive Winged Gargoyle Lurks Outside of the Window of a Private Residence on Metcalf Street in Worcester, MA

Face Opera House Boston A
Just One of a Multitude of Faces That Can Be Found on the Fabulously Elaborate Facade of the Boston Opera House Located on Washington Street in Boston, MA