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Pelham Parkway

Carolus Linnaeus

  • Location: Pelham Parkway opposite Zoological Park entrance
  • Sculptor: Tiffany Studios
  • Description: Balustraded bridge with tablet
  • Materials: Limestone, bronze
  • Dimensions: H:1'6" W: 2'
  • Dedicated: May 23, 1907
  • Foundry: Tiffany Studios
  • Donor: New York Academy of Science
  • Inscription: LINNAEUS / BOTANIST AND ZOOLOGIST / BORN RASHULT / SWEDEN MAY 23,
    1707 / DIED HAMMARBY / SWEDEN JANUARY 10, 1778 / THIS BRIDGE WAS
    DEDICATED / BY THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MAY 23, 1907/

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