Tuscan Girl Statue Hoisted into Position

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Tuscan Girl Statue Hoisted into Position

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00991
Title: Tuscan Girl Statue Hoisted into Position
Creation Date: 5/21/1965
Historic Street Address: 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Historic Street Address: 17th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This 1965 photograph was taken by Evening Bulletin photographer Michael Maicher.  The text accompanying the photo reads:

"Stonorov is instructing workers as they hoist a youth holding up a young girl, a portion of the fountain sculpture 'The Tuscan Girl' created by sculptors Stonorov and Jorio Vivarelli, of Florence, Italy."

The statue is located where Cherry Street meets the Ben Franklin Parkway, near 17th Street. 

Creation Year: 1965
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.168971
Geocode Latitude:39.956272

Creator Name: Michael Maicher - Photographer
Oskar Stonorov - Artist