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Waterville (Colby Library)

Town/County:  Waterville/Kennebec Name: Weeping Lion (based on the Lion of Lucerne by Thorvaldsen)
Location: Miller Library, Colby College  
Type:  Sculpture Materials: Marble
Date Erected: 1870-71 Date Dedicated: 1871
Maker/Sculptor: Martin Milmore of Boston Source of Funding: Funds raised by Professor Charles E. Hamlin
Altered or Moved:  Moved from Memorial Hall, Old Colby Campus in 1962
Principal inscriptions:
References: Edwin Carey Whittemore, Colby College, 1820-1925, Waterville, 1927, pp. 96-98; Ernest C. Marriner, The History of Colby College, Waterville, 1963, pp. 168-169; Earl H. Smith, Mayflower Hill, A History of Colby College, Hanover and London, 2006, pp. 24, 118
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Photograph, c.1900