University of Chicago

University of Chicago

University of Chicago
Campus and Neighborhood 1:3:16
II: Buildings and Grounds
Albin Polasek's bronze statue of a legendary knight of Bohemia's Blanik Mountains stands at the east end of the Midway. Erected in 1949, it memorializes Czechoslovakia's first president and former University of Chicago professor Tomás Garrigue Masaryk.
Masaryk, Tomás Garrigue, 1850-1937 | Equestrian statues | Bronzes (Visual works) | Public sculpture
Mead, Mildred LaDue, 1910-2001
Photographic prints; 24.2 x 19.5 cm
Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965
1130 N. Midway Plaisance | University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files. Addenda. Mildred Mead Photographs
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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