Archive for the ‘Sea Creatures’ Category

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A Large Granite Fish With a Mouth Full of Sharp Teeth Threatens to Chomp Down on Passing Beachgoers at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 3, 2016)

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This 1500 Pound Black Granite Sculpture of a Fish Entitled “Atlantic Sparkler” by Thomas Berger Was Installed at Hampton Beach in 2011 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 27, 2015)

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This 1500 Pound Granite Sculpture of a Pale Snapper by Alexander Renard Was Installed at Hampton Beach in 2011 as Part of the Hampton Beach Redevelopment Project (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 4, 2015)

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)

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A Trio of Gigantic Cement Seahorses Seen Standing Back to Back to Back at the Garden Center at Klem’s Tractor Supply in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 22, 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)

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A Large Fish Sculpted From Black Granite Displayed on the Boardwalk at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 31, 2018)

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A Sand Sculpture Featuring a Pair of Porpoises and a Gigantic Seahorse Sculpted During the 2018 Master Sand Sculpting Competition Held at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 2, 2019)

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A Friendly Lobster, Wearing a Life Preserver, Welcomes Visitors to the Snack Shack at Recompence Shore Campground in Freeport, ME (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 25, 2015)


A Great White Shark Menaces Passersby From the Roof of the Now Closed T.J.’s Fish Fry on Depot Street in Bennington, VT  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 15,  2017)