Archive for the ‘Sea Creatures’ Category


A Giant Lobster Holds a Humongous Ice Cream Cone in His Right Claw Outside of Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium on Main Street in Bar Harbor, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 10, 2021)

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A Sea Turtle. a Seahorse, and Two Fish Surround a Sign Sculpted From Sand Announcing the 16th Annual Master Sand Sculpting Classic Held Last June at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 19, 2017)

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A Sand Sculpture of a Fierce Female Warrior Slaying a Sea Serpent With a Sword Seen at This Year’s Master Sand Sculpting Classic at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 14, 2018)

Giant Crab
Buster, the World’s Largest Inflatable Crab, Straddles the Roof of The Sole Proprieter Seafood Restaurant On Highland Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 7, 2014)

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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 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)

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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)