Alexander Hall, Princeton University Photos

Alexander Hall (1894) was designed by William Appleton Potter to serve as the central convocation hall of Princeton University. It is noted for its large relief carving showing figures & symbols from the history of science, arts & knowledge in general.

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Princeton's Alexander Hall noted for its large relief carving showing figures & symbols from the history of science, arts & knowledge in general. Princeton, NJ.Arches & tower of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Stonework detail of tower of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Arch detail of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Princeton's Alexander Hall (1891-4) noted for its large relief carving showing figures & symbols from the history of science, arts & knowledge in general. Princeton, NJ. Style: Victorian Romanesque. Architect: William Appleton Potter.Arches & tower of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Stonework detail of tower of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Arch detail of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Curving stone walls of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Moses on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Law & justice & Old Testament story of good & evil by tree of life with owl on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Curving stone walls of Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Moses on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Law & justice & Old Testament story of good & evil by tree of life with owl on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Geometry, agriculture & chemistry on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Greek & sciences on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Greek man moving rock with a rope on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Various arts & religion on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Geometry, agriculture & chemistry on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Greek & sciences on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Greek man moving rock with a rope on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Various arts & religion on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Figures of geography, music, poetry, painting, sculpture & architecture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Seated symbol of learning with book of knowledge on his knee carved on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Figures of oratory, theology, law, history, philosophy & ethics on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Seated Christ on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Figures of geography, music, poetry, painting, sculpture & architecture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Seated symbol of learning with book of knowledge on his knee carved on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Figures of oratory, theology, law, history, philosophy & ethics on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Seated Christ on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Church & state & New Testament parables of good & evil by tree of life on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Pythagoras at center on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Astronomy geology & agriculture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Astronomer looks through telescope on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Church & state & New Testament parables of good & evil by tree of life on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Pythagoras at center on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Astronomy geology & agriculture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Astronomer looks through telescope on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Winged beast on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Carved facade of Alexander Hall by J.A. Bolger & J. Massey Rhind on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Sculpture & architecture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.
Winged beast on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Carved facade of Alexander Hall by J.A. Bolger & J. Massey Rhind on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.Sculpture & architecture on Alexander Hall on Princeton campus. Princeton, NJ.

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