National Geographic : 1932 Dec
Photographs by Clifton Adams and Edwin L. Wisherd THE BRONZE STATUE O' "THE PILGRIM" Fairmount Park is embellished with splendid statuary, from the tri umphant equestrian statue of Washington at the head of the Parkway, dedicated by the Society of the Cincinnati, to the Saint-Gaudens bronze masterpiece, The Pilgrim. The latter faces the Schuylkill and is especially remarkable for the effective drapery of the cape. It was modeled along lines similar to those of another statue in Springfield, Massachusetts. A PATRIOT'S TOMBINCHRIST CHURCH CEMETERY In his early life this genius wrote his own epitaph: "The body ofBen jamin Franklin Printer (Like the cover of an old book Its contents torn out and stript of its letteringand gilding) Lies here, food for worms But the work shall.not be lost foritwill (ashebelieves) appear once more In a new and more elegant edition Revised and corrected byThe Author.'" For some reason it was not used.