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Why should the beautiful die?

Terra Cotta on Penn Station

Union Station, Pittsburgh

The front of Union Station, which was the official name of what we usually call Penn Station in Pittsburgh, was completely illuminated by winter sun the other day, so old Pa Pitt took the opportunity to pick out some of the multitude of terra-cotta decorations with a long lens.

Terra cotta
Terra cotta
Above an arch
Face in relief
Another face
Corner ornament
Broken pediment
Clock and shield
Face above the shield

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