College and Curtis Clinic Buildings, (N side of Walnut Street, between 10th & 11th Streets)
The numerous relief sculptures are a typical feature of medieval architecture, adapted to this Romanesque / Art Moderne structure. Plants, humans and animals (both mythological and everyday) whimsically appear in the capitals, architraves and archivolts. Gargoyles look down from the upper stories.
Photograph taken by
David Super, Medical Media Services, © Thomas Jefferson University
Medical Media Services, Thomas Jefferson University.
Applied Relief Sculptures, granite, Horace Trumbauer, art on campus, Thomas Jefferson University, 1929, 1931, Romanesque, Art Moderne structure