The Ringling Dwarf Garden - "Criminal Intent" - Sarasota, Florida, USA
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N 27° 22.962 W 082° 33.564
17R E 345799 N 3029789
Quick Description: Zippy the Pinhead comic strip location in Sarasota, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2019 5:23:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM10NMP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
Located in Sarasota, Florida is "The Ringling" which has numerous venues for visiting, one of which is the Dwarf Garden.

"Peeking out from among various subtropical plants, a cast of comical limestone statues pose and gesture to amuse their audience. The whimsical figures are players from the commedia dell’arte, a type of improvisational theater developed in Italy in the 16th and 17th centuries." (from The Ringling website)

One of the dwarf characters is utilized by Bill Griffith in pane #2 of the September 18, 2009 comic strip titled "Criminal Intent."

Note: This dwarf character statue was also used in a previous comic strip titled "Garden of Heedin" dated April 9, 2003 in panes 1 and 4, waymarked by lazyChachers in 2009.
Date the strip ran: 9/18/2009

Strip Name: Criminal Intent

Location of item featured in the strip: Dwarf Garden, Sarasota, Florida

Link to the Strip: [Web Link]

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