Archive for the ‘Town Commons’ Category

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An Enormous Kitty Grips His Fish Supper Tightly Between His Teeth as He Rides the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 9, 2015)

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A Lone Dragon Gallops Alongside the Horses on the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 19, 2014)

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This Sculpture, Entitled “Religion”, Is One of Three Bronze Figures That Can Be Found in Parkman Plaza on the Edge of Boston Common – the Other Two Are “Industry” and “Learning” (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  February 4, 2015) 

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SEASON’S GREETINGS From Worcester’s Internationally Renown TURTLE BOY & GARGOYLES AND GROTESQUES (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 20, 2014)

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A Single Zebra Trots Alongside the Many Ponies on the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 26,  2015)

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A Bronze Eagle Mounted on Top of a Stone and Concrete Monument (Dedicated to the Veterans of WWI, WWII, and the Korean War) Found on the Edge of the Town Common at the Start of Central Street in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 6, 2017)

Town Common, Southbridge, MA
Although Not a Gargoyle or a Grotesque, or Even a Statue, I Can’t Resist Posting This Photo of “Spectacular AO”, a Steel Sculpture of a Gigantic Pair of Black Horned-Rimmed Eyeglasses on the Southbridge Town Common Paying Tribute to the American Optical Company (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 13, 2014)

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This Stylized Skull, Found on a Late 18th Century Gravestone at the Central Burying Ground Located on Boston Common on Boylston Street, Seems to Resemble an Early 2Oth Century Cartoon Light Bulb With a Sad Face (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 27, 2015)


The Child-Like Figure of Cupid (the Ancient Roman God of Desire) Clutching a Lyre Stands Atop the Cast-Iron Drinking Fountain on the West Brookfield Town Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 11, 2017)

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A Majestic Bronze Eagle, With Its Wings Spread, Lands Upon the Granite Sphere Atop the Northbridge Civil War Monument on the Town Common in Whitinsville, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 4, 2016)