Archive for the ‘Lions’ Category


A Replica of the Brunswick Lion (The Original Bronze Statue Was Erected on Burgplatz Square in Brunswick, Germany in 1166) Stands on a Stone Pedestal in the Courtyard of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 22, 2017)

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The Golden Head of a Lion Glares Down From the Facade of the Emerson Colonial Theatre on Boylston Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 13,  2018)

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This Griffin (a Mythological Creature That Is Part Eagle and Part Lion) Can Be Found Just Above the Fifth Story of the Katz and Leavitt Apartment House at 53 Elm Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 31, 2016)

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The Stone Head of a Lion Stares Down From a Building in Winthrop Square in the Financial District of Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 12, 2014)

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The Stylized Face of a Lion Found on a Cast Iron Planter Located on Hamilton Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 29, 2014)

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One of Multiple Roaring Lions That Can Be Seen Along Earl Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 21, 2014)

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A Small Winged Gargoyle With the Head of a Lion and the Tail of a Dragon Sits on a Wooden Ledge That Runs Along the Front of the Historic Blackington Building on Main Street in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 20, 2017)

Gloucester Brass Lion Knocker
This Brass Door Knocker in the Shape of a Lion’s Head Adorns the Door of the Isabel Babson Memorial Library, One of the Most Unique Libraries in the Country. Located at 69 Main Street in Gloucester, Massachusetts (the Original Address of the Residence of Isabel Babson, a 17th Century Midwife), the Library Was Founded by Local Economist and Financier Roger Ward Babson in 1961 in Tribute to His Ancestor as a Free Lending Library Specializing in Books on Midwifery, Prenatal Care, Childbirth, Childrearing, Marriage, Divorce, Sex Education, and Other Family and Health Related Topics  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 16, 2014).


One of Two Lions Flanking the Front Door of a Private Home on Millbury Street in Grafton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 11, 2016)

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A Lion, a Lamb, and an Angel (With Half of Her Face Missing) Gather Together at a Grave in Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 8,  2014)