Kopernik Monument

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01004
Title: Kopernik Monument
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This undated photograph was published in a course catalogue for Temple University.  The monument pictured behind the seated gentleman is called "Kopernik," installed in 1972, in honor of the 500th annniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Polish mathematition and astronomer.  The monument was created by sculptor Dudley Talcott (1899-1986) and is located at 17th Street & Ben Franklin Parkway.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.167922
Geocode Latitude:39.956293

Creator Name: Temple University - Compiler
Dudley Talcott (1899 - 1986) - Artist