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Memorial To Edward Berge

 
 
Memorial To Edward Berge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 24, 2008
1. Memorial To Edward Berge Marker
Inscription. As a memorial to his friend Edward Berge, this enlargement of his "Sea Urchin" by Henry Berge was presented to the City of Baltimore by Frederick R. Huber 1959. Completed 1961.
 
Location. 39° 17.806′ N, 76° 36.938′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on North Charles Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedom & Equality for All (a few steps from this marker); Walters Art Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); To George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peabody Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peabody Conservatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackerman House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Monumental Honor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Additional comments.
The "Sea Urchin" image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 24, 2008
2. The "Sea Urchin"
1. The Old and the New Sculpture

The Smithsonianís Art Inventories Catalog reports that “the [original] sculpture, a gift of Harry Black in 1926, was formerly in the collection of the City of Baltimore and was installed in the South Garden of Washington Place ... until 1961 when it was replaced by [this] larger version created by the artistís son Henry Berge. Frederick R. Huber, Director of the Lyric Theatre and a good friend of Edward Berge, left money in his will for Henry Berge to enlarge his fatherís piece and place the enlargement at Washington Place ... Edward Bergeís original piece was then moved to its current site, a pool near Johns Hopkins University Faculty Club.” The original bronze was approx. 4 feet high. This one is a little under 6½ feet high.
    — Submitted April 9, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.

 
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"Sea Urchin," by Edward Berge, Enlarged by Henry Berge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 24, 2008
3. "Sea Urchin," by Edward Berge, Enlarged by Henry Berge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,357 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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