A belated happy 370th, Billy!
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One of four bronze casts of William Penn by Alexander M. Calder for the City Hall building committee. It weighs 58 pounds and is 28 inches tall. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. June 11, 1979. P148055B.
Weather marks on the face of the William Penn statue, with Suburban Station visible at the right. Photo was taken by Reginald E. Beauchamp, special events director of The Bulletin, when he placed a fire chief’s helmet on the statue for a Fire Prevention Week display. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. October 7, 1952. P148065B.
William Penn statue silhouetted by a solar eclipse. The first police radio antenna on his hat was installed in 1947. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. July 20, 1963. P148068B.
All photos from the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photograph Collection, Temple University.Source: digital.library.temple.edu