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Emancipation Proclamation Fountain
Penn Center, Subway Court
view with courtyard garden, ca.1965
Work Type
1964, installed February 12, 1965
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
height: 96"
Location: Penn Center, Subway Court, courtyard, Bottom of the concourse entrance on the Northwest corner of 15th and Market. During a 2002 site renovation this piece was moved and turned and the non-functional fountain basin was taken out. By 2010 it was completely surrounded by trees. source: Philadelphia Public Art
Commissioned by the city in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation."
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Gift of Edmund Norwood Bacon
Associated Agent
Bacon, Edmund Norwood (American urban planner, 1910-2005)
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