Bronze Organ Grinder and Monkey - Newport, RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 29.316 W 071° 18.935
19T E 306694 N 4595587
Quick Description: The bronze Organ Grinder and Monkey sculpture, a.k.a. The Hurdy Gurdy, is located in the Swinburne Row Shopping Center west of Thames Street in downtown Newport, RI.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2019 4:16:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM10K17
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 2

Long Description:

A 6' by 2.25' by 5' bronze sculpture of an organ grinder and his monkey stands on a 5' by 2.75' by 5' concrete base. The organ grinder is playing a crank organ with his right hand. The monkey his holding a cup for donations.

The bronze plaque t the base of the sculpture is inscribed:

THE HURDY GURDY
THIS SCULPTURE WAS MADE BY
KAY WORDEN
IN 1983
TO RECEIVE DONATIONS
FOR THE BENEFIT OF
CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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