Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

Eaten Alive
This Early 12th Century Carved Stone Capital From a Column of the Notre-Dame de Montermoyen in Bourges, France (On Display at the Worcester Art Museum) Depicts Human Beings Being Devoured Alive by Various Monsters and Beasts Including Two Very Hungry Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 13, 2015)


One of Two Nearly Identical Dalmatian Dog Statues That Stand Sentry Near the Front Entrance of the Bennington Museum on Main Street in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 12, 2017)

Buccaneer Salem (3)
A Dashing Buccaneer Stands With One Foot on a Barrel of Rum and a Cutlass Gripped in His Hand in Front of the New England Pirate Museum on Derby Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 11, 2019)

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A Close-Up of a Black Marble Bust of a Woman Entitled “Portrait of Zalova” by the Sculptor Simon Moselsio Seen on Display at the Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 1, 2019)

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A Black Fiberglass Moose Found Roaming on the Grounds of the Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 22, 2019)

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A Pair of Sleeping Children Carved in Marble by Sculptor William H. Rinehart in 1875 Seen on Display in the Bennington Museum at Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 11, 2019)

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A Metallic Bust of a Lycanthrope (Better Known as a Werewolf) Seen on Display at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 30, 2019)

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Sasquatch Seen Standing in Front of His Much Shorter Indonesian Cousin, Orang Pendek, Inside the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 24, 2020)

Mr. and Mrs, Bigfoot (2)
Foot-High Wooden Carvings of Mr. & Mrs. Bigfoot Displayed on a Shelf at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 5, 2019)

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A Carved Wooden Black Ogre Hopi Kachina Doll Seen on Display Among Other Artifacts at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, ME (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 6, 2020)