Rittenhouse Square - frog sculpture

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Rittenhouse Square - frog sculpture

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00978
Title: Rittenhouse Square - frog sculpture
Additional Title: Giant Frog
Creation Date: 8/10/1959
Historic Street Address: 18th & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Silver Gelatins
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Photograph, taken in Rittenhouse Square, shows a frontal view of the Giant Frog sculpted in granite by Cornelia Chapin (1893-1972). The over-sized amphibian was given to the City of Philadelphia in 1941 by the Rittenhouse Square Improvement Association.

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