Archive for the ‘Historical Figures’ Category

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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

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A Bronze Statue, by Sculptors Edward Clark Potter and Daniel Chester French, of Charles Devens (Union General in the Civil War and the Attorney General of the United States Under President Rutherford B. Hayes) Mounted on His Horse Stands Next to the Old Worcester County District Courthouse in Worcester, MA

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Saint Francis of Assisi Converses With Three Small Birds Perched on His Arm at Rural Cemetery in Worcester, MA


A Sandstone Relief From the First Century A.D. on Display at the Worcester Art Museum Depicting Prince Arikankharer of the Ancient Kingdom of Kush (Located in What Is Now Present-Day Sudan) Slaying His Enemies With the Assistance of a Winged Goddess and a Viscious Dog

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This Bronze Statue of William Bradford (One of the Original Pilgrims on the Mayflower and Later a Governor of Plymouth Colony) Stands in Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth, Massachusetts


This Incredibly Bizarre Bronze Sculpture by Clyde DuVernet Hunt Entitled “The American Spirit” (Depicting the Inexplicable Gathering of Abraham Lincoln, a Kneeling Topless Woman, and a Naked Young Boy) Was Originally Exhibited at the 1939 New York World’s Fair Before Finding a Permanent Home at the Courtyard of the Bennington Museum on Main Street in Bennington, Vermont

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A Wooden Statue of the Young Buddha Stands Serenely in the Courtyard of the Pho Hien Buddhist Meditation Temple on Dewey Street in Worcester, MA