HEROES IN BRONZE & WOOD – CEE’S BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Sculptures, Statues, Carvings


As devoted museum and historical site visitors, we have a lot of art in our collection. I have a fair amount in my home, but for this challenge, I used some of my favorite bronze statues … and one very large and exceptional wood carving.

Magnificent life-size carving of a Native American man with tobacco

Magnificent life-size carving of a Native American man with tobacco

Two of the big Samuel Adams statue at Boston Harbor’s Tea Party museum. Although he was also a brewer of ale and beer, he was a major troublemaker and agitator for revolution. One of those guys you had to love or hate, often both at the same time. On the whole, the Adams family we probably the family most singularly responsible for convincing America that we needed to separate from England.

Sam "The Man" Adams ... in bronze, life-size

Sam “The Man” Adams … in bronze, life-size

The feet of John Adams - in bronze

The feet of John Adams – in bronze

Garry with his heroes of baseball at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New Yoek

Garry with his heroes of baseball at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York

The Flying Woman -- though I think she may be swimming (hard to tell) alongside Boston Harbor

The Flying Woman — though I think she may be swimming (hard to tell) alongside Boston Harbor

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10 thoughts on “HEROES IN BRONZE & WOOD – CEE’S BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE

    • She was indeed suspended by wires from a sort of scaffolding over the tea garden. And she was pretty big, probably 7 feet long and made of (I think) marble, so she was also heavy. I bet they take her down in the winter. I would not like to see her swimming while covered in ice and snow. We don’t get into Boston very often, but we were there the night before for a wedding and had stayed over — a treat not having to drive home late and tired. And we found this. Garry lived in Boston for more than 30 years, 15 of them with me … and he’d never seen this particular part of the harbor before.

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  1. Love them all! You’re an amazing photographer, Marilyn. Ever thanks for the photo you took of me and for the great time we had in Skowhegan (Margaret Smith Chase Library/Museum and that other Wooden Indian). So glad I got to spend some real time with you and Garry. Hugs all around! 🙂

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