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  • Location: Central ParkZoo; Willard T.C. Johnson Penguin Building, northeast façade
  • Sculptor: Frederick George Richard Roth
  • Architect: Aymar Embury II
  • Description: Bas-relief in three continuous sections
  • Materials: Indiana limestone
  • Cast: 1935
  • Dedicated: 1935
  • Inscription: [signed] F•G•R•ROTH

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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