Snow Babies, Central Park

Snow Babies Date: 1938 Sculptor: Victor Frisch Medium & size: Cast stone, each figure 2 feet 9 inches high Location: Central Park, entrance to Rumsy Playfield (formerly a playground, now…

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Bertel Thorvaldsen, Central Park

This post is adapted from the forthcoming Guides Who Know app on Central Park. Sculptor: Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen (self-portrait) Date: Original marble 1839; this copy in bronze created 1892, dedicated in Central Park…

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Loeb Fountain (Alice in Wonderland), Central Park

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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Alice in Wonderland (Central Park)

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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Burnett Memorial Fountain, Central Park

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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Central Park: The Early Years is now available!

Central Park: The Early Years is now available in print and as a Kindle ebook from Amazon, in print from Barnes & Noble. If you're a bookseller, it's available via Ingram (standard…

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Hans Christian Andersen in Central Park

This post is adapted from the forthcoming Guides Who Know app on Central Park. Medium & size: Bronze, over lifesize. Location: Central Park, on the west side of Conservatory Lake,…

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Daniel Webster (Central Park, New York)

This post is adapted from the forthcoming Guides Who Know app on Central Park. Fame ... The national reputation of “the god-like Daniel” dates to 1830. Two years earlier, no…

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Naming the Gates of Central Park, 3

Third in a series of three posts giving the full text of the  “Report on Nomenclature of the Gates of the Park,” 1862. The first post in the series includes background…

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Naming the Gates of Central Park, 2

Second in a series of several posts giving the full text of the  “Report on Nomenclature of the Gates of the Park,” 1862. The first post in the series, which includes…

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