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Honey Bear map_it

  • Location: Central Park Zoo; in exterior wall niche at northeast corner of zoo near Delcorte Clock
  • Sculptor: Frederick George Richard Roth
  • Description: Fountain figure on ornamented integral plinth
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 6'6"
  • Cast: ca. 1937
  • Dedicated: May 17, 1937
  • Inscription: Plaque on rock in garden:
    "HONEY BEAR" / ENDOWED IN HONOR OF / SHERRY ARMSTRONG / MY LOVELY WIFE AND BEST FRIEND / LOVE, TOM / OCTOBER 30, 2007 / FREDERICK G. R. ROTH, SCULPTOR / WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION PROJECT

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