Top Cats : The Life and Times of the New York Public Library Lions
The magnificent marble lions flanking the entrance to The New York Public Library are familiar and beloved icons for New Yorkers and visitors to the city alike. Modeled by sculptor Edward Clark Potter and carved from pink Tennessee marble by the Piccirilli brothers in 1911, they have endured for nearly a century. Called "New York's most lovable public sculpture" by architecture critic Paul Goldberger, the Lions have witnessed countless parades, have been bedecked with wreaths and crowned with all manner of headgear, and have been featured in children's books and The New Yorker.
- Hardback | 80 pages
- 185.4 x 188 x 17.8mm | 340.2g
- 15 Sep 2006
- Pomegranate Communications Inc,US
- California, United States
- 89 colour and black and white images