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Eugene Field Memorial

Floyd Sullivan, 2017

Lincoln Park Zoo
2045 North Lincoln Park West, Chicago
Northeast of the Helen Brach Primate House
Lincoln Park

Edgar Francis McCartan’s statue memorizes the popular columnist and children’s writer Eugene Field. The memorial includes a statue of the “Dream Lady” from Field’s poem, “Rock-a-by-Lady.” It was installed in 1922. The rectangular stone base has relief sculptures, from his poems “The Sugar Plum Tree,” “Wynken, Blynken and Nod,” “The Fly Away Horse” and “Seein Things.” 

Edgar Francis McCartan’s statue memorizes the popular columnist and children’s writer Eugene Field. The memorial includes a statue of the “Dream Lady” from Field’s poem, “Rock-a-by-Lady.” It was installed in 1922. The rectangular stone base has relief sculptures, from his poems “The Sugar Plum Tree,” “Wynken, Blynken and Nod,” “The Fly Away Horse” and “Seein Things.” 

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