Archive for the ‘Mythological Creatures’ Category

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A Small Metal Pig With Wings Seen Mounted as a Hood Ornament on an Old Truck at an Antique Truck Show Held Late Last Year at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 6, 2017)

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The Face of a Monstrous Creature Spotted in the Marble Facade of the Boston Opera House on Washington Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 15, 2018)

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Karen Fralich’s Sand Sculpture Entitled “Tiny Warrior” Depicting a Sea Nymph and a Frog Won Third Place at This Past June’s Master Sand Sculpting Competition Held at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 25, 2017)

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This Tremendous Stone Sphinx (a Mythological Creature With the Body of a Lion and the Head of a Human) Which Serves as a Memorial to Those Who Died in the American Civil War Can Be Found at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 24, 2017)

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A Winged Boar For Sale at The Big E at the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 20, 2019)


A Welded Steel Sculpture of a Minotaur Wearing a Business Suit and Carrying a Brief Case by Robert Markey on Display at This Year’s “Art in the Park” Exhibit at Elm Park in Worcester, MA

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A Lovely Mermaid Holding up a Conch Shell Hangs as a Decoration on the Exterior of a Brick Building on Bridge Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 19, 2018)

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A Mermaid Lounges in the Storefront Window of Aroma Sanctum Perfumes on Central Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 27, 2019)

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A Petite Plastic Pegasus Poses in Front of the Sandaled Feet of a Virgin Mary Statue at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 14, 2020)

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The Figure of Poseidon (the Ancient Greek God of the Sea) Clutching His Trident Stands on Top of a Bronze Fountain in the Courtyard of the Salem Public Library on Essex Street in Salem MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 22, 2019)