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Alexander Milne Calder

There is also an Alexander Milner Calder Plaque with a bas-relief bust of the artist.







City Hall, East Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* beaver, crane and owl, butterfly, plants, elephant head, dragon heads, City Hall tower, city seal, ship, plow and scales, scrolls, standing people, reclining people, heads, headgear
* Part of the whole building's art. East entrance City Hall. Market at Juniper.
* 39.952300,-75.162800 [map]
* On the City Hall tour.
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page






City Hall, North Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* people sitting, people standing, partial people, groups of people, horse head, seal of the city, ship, plow, cattle head, bear head, lion or tiger head, elephant head
* This pavilion was the first of the four to be cleaned and lit. Standing in this one small portion of the building you can sense the incredible amount of work that went into the building's sculpture.
* Part of the whole building's art. North entrance City Hall. South side of JFK at Broad.
* 39.953000,-75.163400 [map]
* On the City Hall tour.
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page







City Hall, South Pavilion
Alexander Milne Calder, 1873 - 1893
* standing people, sitting people, heads, birds, dragons, book and scrolls, staff, cats, seal of Pennsylvania, horses, ship, plow, plants, bison head, squirrel, headgear
* Part of the whole building's art. City Hall. North side of S. Penn Square at Broad.
* 39.951825,-75.163650 [map]
* On the City Hall tour.
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page


Major General George Gordon Meade
Alexander Milne Calder, 1887
* Statue of George Gordon Meade
* seated person, horse
* Lansdowne Drive, West of Black Road.
* 39.981075,-75.208140 [map]
* On the West Park tour.
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's George Meade page

Native Americans, Swedish Settlers and Eagles
Alexander Milne Calder, 1894
* big people standing, sitting, eagles
* Part of the whole building's art. Around the tower of City Hall. Broad and Market.
* 39.952750,-75.163350 [map]
* On the City Hall tour.
* See also:
+undated picture of part of this piece in the studio from phillyhistory.org
+another picture of part of this piece in the studio from phillyhistory.org
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page


William Penn
Alexander Milne Calder, 1894
* Statue of William Penn
* big standing person wearing a hat
* There are only five buildings in Philadelphia that are higher than Billy Penn's hat. A smaller copy of the statue which is considerably closer to the ground can be viewed at Welcome Park, which is on the East side of 2nd between Chestnut and Walnut. The last two pictures are of references to this piece from the murals at 12th and Walnut and 24th and Chestnut. There is also a reference to this piece in The Tableau around the corner on 13th.
* Part of the whole building's art. On top of the tower of City Hall. Broad and Market.
* 39.952750,-75.163350 [map]
* On the City Hall tour.
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org undated picture of the head of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1893 picture of this piece in the courtyard
+wikipedia.org's William Penn page
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page

See Also

+wikipedia.org's Alexander Milne Calder page