Posts Tagged ‘Aldus Chapin Higgins House’


A Rather Unusual Gargoyle, in the Form of a Giant Cricket, Perches Above a Patch of Climbing Ivy on the Side of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House on the Campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 4, 2016)

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A Crest Carved in Stone Seen on the Side of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House in Worcester, Featuring the Famous Emblem of the Renaissance Printer Aldus Manutius (a Stylized Dolphin Wrapped Around an Anchor and the Motto “Festina Lente” Which Is Latin for “Make Haste Slowly”)


A Rather Unusual Gargoyle, in the Form of a Giant Cricket, Perches Above a Patch of Climbing Ivy on the Side of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House on the Campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts

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A Carved Wooden Face Found Above One of the Many, Many Exterior Doors of the Aldus Chapin Higgins House Located on the Campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts