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Aero Memorial

   
Aero Memorialloupe
Aviator Park, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 20th Street
Philadelphia
PA
USA
19103

Photo and description courtesy of the Association for Public Art

This bronze "celestial sphere" is dedicated to the aviators who died during World War 1. It also illustrates the signs of the zodiac and is inscribed with the Latin names of the constellations and planets. The sculpture is located opposite the main entrance of the Franklin Institute.

 
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