Shakespeare Statue in Lincoln Park - Chicago,IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 55.430 W 087° 38.171
16T E 447250 N 4641514
Quick Description: William Ordway Partridge's statue of a seated William Shakespeare (1894) provides a lap for children to climb onto. Moved to Lincoln Park after being on display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2008 8:11:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM380A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 34

Long Description:

William Shakespeare

What a piece of work is man -- How noble
in reason -- How infinite in faculy
The bequest of Samuel Johnson

William Shakespeare Monument
Adopted and endowed by
The Edelstein & Pritzker Foundations
Under the auspices of
Friends of Lincoln Park &
The Chicago Park District
October 1989

He was not of an age but for all time
Myriad-minded Shakespeare MDLXIV - MDCXVI

Wm Ordway Partridge 1893

Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type:: Public

Date of event:: 1894

Location notes::
Just east of the intersection of Lincoln Park West and Belden Ave in Lincoln Park - Chicago,IL.

URL for Additional Information:: [Web Link]

If other, please explain:: Not listed

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