Archive for the ‘Knights’ Category

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A Crest Carved in Stone Seen on the Side of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House in Worcester, Featuring the Famous Emblem of the Renaissance Printer Aldus Manutius (a Stylized Dolphin Wrapped Around an Anchor and the Motto “Festina Lente” Which Is Latin for “Make Haste Slowly”)

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A Pair of Giant Black Knight Chess Pieces (in the Form of Abstract Horse Heads) Stand on the Sidelines After Being Captured in a Game of Oversize Chess Played in the Courtyard of the Worcester Art Museum

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A Medieval Knight, Armed With Shield and Spear, Keeps His Eye on the Indoor Dining Area of Meola’s Wayside Ice Cream Stand in West Boylston, MA


A Knight in Shining Armor, Flanked by Two Small Dogs, Stands Guard in Front of a Home on Central Street in Auburn, MA

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A Knight in Shining Armor Peers Down From the Roof of the Former Higgins Armory Museum (Which Permanently Closed Its Doors at the End of 2013) on Barber Avenue in Worcester, MA

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Helmutt the Dog, Wearing a Reproduction of 14th Century Spanish Hunting Armor for a Boarhound, Greets Visitors From a Glass Display Case in the Lancaster Lobby of the Worcester Art Museum

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A Shining Knight, Mounted on His Noble Steed, Guards the Entryway of the Worcester Art Museum’s Exhibit of the Arms and Armor That It Acquired From the Higgins Armory Museum, When That Famous Worcester Institution Permanently Closed Its Doors at the End of 2013 After Eight Decades