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Year: 1939

Ivy Day Markers
1936 - 1948
* small ivy leaves, idea
* There are Ivy Day markers all over the Penn campus, but these are particularly sculptural.
* West wall. Irvine Auditorium. Northwest of 34th and Spruce.
* 39.950965,-75.193260 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Irvine Auditorium page




Walt Whitman
Jo Davidson, 1939
* Statue of Walt Whitman
* standing person carrying a hat
* Southwest corner, Broad and Packer, on the approach to the onramp.
* 39.911460,-75.173325 [map]
* On the South Broad tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Jo Davidson page
+wikipedia.org's Walt Whitman page




Welcoming to Freedom
Maurice Sterne, 1939
* Quotes from William Cullen Bryant and Abraham Lincoln
* two people, one standing, one sitting
* inscription:
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right. As God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are in.
- Abraham Lincoln
Here the free spirit of mankind at length throws its first fetters off and who shall place a limit to the giant's unchained strength, or curb his swiftness in the forward race.
- William Cullen Bryant
* Central Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.973885,-75.191000 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* See also:
+askart.com's Maurice Sterne page
+wikipedia.org's William Cullen Bryant page
+wikipedia.org's Abraham Lincoln page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page