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Lioness Doorstop

Late 19th century - early 20th century
Bronze, marble

5 3/4 in. x 12 in. x 6 in. (14.61 cm x 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2013.4.12
W.104 (Wyndham No.)
Deanery.156 (Deanery)
Geography: Classification:
Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture
Collection: Deanery Collection

M. Carey Thomas, the first Dean and second President of Bryn Mawr College, lived in the Deanery from 1885 to 1933. She was apparently quite fond of lions, which could be found throughout the house in various forms. This bronze lioness is one of a pair of recumbent lion figurines that may have been used as doorstops.

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