Lion in the Library, Memorial Hall

Contributed by Colby College Special Collections

Description

The wounded lion lies in a wall niche in the library, housed in Memorial Hall on the Old Campus. Beneath the sculpture is a plaque memorializing Colby alumni killed in the Civil War. The statue is a replica of the Lion of Lucerne in Switzerland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lion in the Library, Memorial Hall
  • Creator: Colby College
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Local Name: library lion
  • Town: Waterville
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Colbiana Collection
  • Collection: Colbiana Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Colby College Special Collections
5150 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 859-5150
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