Archive for the ‘Libraries’ Category

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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 29, 2017)

Small Buddha Jewett Street Rockport 2D
A Small Buddha Statue Seen Sitting on the Granite Ledge on the Front of the Former Carnegie Public Library (Now a Private Residence) on Jewett Street in Rockport, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 5, 2015)

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Just One of a Gallery of Grotesque Faces That Adorn the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 16, 2018)


One of the Many Stone Faces Found on the Original Building of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library Built in 1889 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 16, 2017)


Just One of the Multiple Grotesque Faces of Stone Found on the Original Cambridge Public Library Located on Broadway in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 16, 2017)

Science Boston Public Library A
“Science”, One of Two Large Bronze Sculptures by Bela Pratt Located in Front of the Boston Public Library, Depicts a Seated Woman in a Cloak Peering into a Mysterious Orb That She Holds in Her Right Hand (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 16, 2015)

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A Small Dragonesque Creature Carved on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 24, 2018)


A Gargoyle With a Bat-Like Face Clutches a Shield in His Reptilian Claws as He Peers Down From the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 18, 2017)

Owl Shrewsbury Library
Because They Symbolize Wisdom and Knowledge, Statues of Owls (Such as This One in the Shrewsbury Public Library in Shrewsbury, MA) Are Often Found in Both Private and Public Libraries (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2014)

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A Curious Brass Owl Peeks Out Between Two Old Volumes on Display in a Glass Case at the Main Branch of the Worcester Public Library on Salem Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 3, 2017)