Weather Vanes & Finials Photos

Weather vanes, finials & other rooftop & spire decorations.

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Grasshopper weathervane on Faneuil Hall. Boston, MA.Weather vane atop United First Parish Church. Quincy, MA.Cupola with pineapple finial atop Massachusetts State House. Boston, MA.Dome atop Quincy Market building at Faneuil Hall Market with cow weathervane. Boston, MA.
Grasshopper weathervane on Faneuil Hall. Boston, MA.Weather vane atop United First Parish Church. Quincy, MA.Cupola with pineapple finial atop Massachusetts State House. Boston, MA.Dome atop Quincy Market building at Faneuil Hall Market with cow weathervane. Boston, MA.
Cow weather vane. New Caanan, CT.Weather vane dated 1666 atop Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Native American with bow & arrow copper weathervane by J. Harris & Son of Boston at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.Grasshopper copper weathervane attrib. to L.W. Cushing & Son of Waltham at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.
Cow weather vane. New Caanan, CT.Weather vane dated 1666 atop Stone Library at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Native American with bow & arrow copper weathervane (c1875-85) by J. Harris & Son of Boston at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.Grasshopper copper weathervane (c1875-99) attrib. to L.W. Cushing & Son of Waltham at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.
Sheep copper weathervane by L.W. Cushing & Son of Waltham or J.W. Fiske of New York City at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.Horse & sulky weathervane by J.L. Mott at Mingei Museum. San Diego, CA.Carved finial with snake holding apple in Mission San Luis Rey. Oceanside, CA.Ship weather vane atop Freedom Tower. Miami, FL.
Sheep copper weathervane (c1875-99) by L.W. Cushing & Son of Waltham or J.W. Fiske of New York City at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA.Horse & sulky weathervane (19th C) by J.L. Mott at Mingei Museum. San Diego, CA.Carved finial with snake holding apple (1813) in Mission San Luis Rey. Oceanside, CA.Ship weather vane atop Freedom Tower. Miami, FL.
Dragon weather vane atop Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop at Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Seahorse weathervane of Vizcaya Museum. Miami, FL.First Baptist Meeting House spire weather vane. Providence, RI.Cupola & weather vane of United States Bankruptcy Courthouse. Tallahassee, FL.
Dragon weather vane atop Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop at Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Seahorse weathervane of Vizcaya Museum. Miami, FL.First Baptist Meeting House spire weather vane. Providence, RI.Cupola & weather vane of United States Bankruptcy Courthouse. Tallahassee, FL.
Finial & cupola atop dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corner tower finial detail of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Finials & round roof window openings of Octagon House. Irvington, NY.Tower details of Kirtland Temple. Kirtland, OH.
Finial & cupola atop dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corner tower finial detail of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Finials & round roof window openings of Octagon House. Irvington, NY.Tower details of Kirtland Temple. Kirtland, OH.
Bargeboard & finial of Koch-Mays House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Finial detail of Lyndhurst. Tarrytown, NY.Windmill by Flint & Walling Mfg. Co. of Kendallville, IN atop tower at James A. Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Tower finial of Frick Mansion. Pittsburgh, PA.
Bargeboard & finial of Koch-Mays House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Finial detail of Lyndhurst. Tarrytown, NY.Windmill (1894) by Flint & Walling Mfg. Co. of Kendallville, IN atop tower at James A. Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Tower finial of Frick Mansion. Pittsburgh, PA.
Finial details of Beth Shalom Synagogue. Philadelphia, PA.F.L. Wright's First Christian Church. Phoenix, AZ.Finial atop round tower of Hale House at Heritage Square Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Clock tower detail with weather vane of Pueblo Union Depot. Pueblo, CO.
Finial details of Beth Shalom Synagogue. Philadelphia, PA.Roof & finial First Christian Church. Phoenix, AZ.Finial atop round tower of Hale House at Heritage Square Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Clock tower detail with weather vane of Pueblo Union Depot. Pueblo, CO.
Cow weathervane at Santa Fe Trail Museum. Trinidad, CO.Decorative finials of Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Collection of weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Goddess of Liberty weather vane with 45 star American flag by Cushing & White at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Cow weathervane at Santa Fe Trail Museum. Trinidad, CO.Decorative finials of Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Collection of weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Goddess of Liberty weather vane with 45 star American flag by Cushing & White at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.
Ship, pig & peacock weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Horse-drawn fire hose cart finial by A.B. & W.T. Westervelt at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Weathervane & balcony of Vizcaya Museum. Miami, FL.Grasshopper weather vane on dome of Faneuil Hall. Boston, MA.
Ship, pig & peacock weather vanes at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Horse-drawn fire hose cart finial (1883) by A.B. & W.T. Westervelt at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Weathervane & balcony of Vizcaya Museum. Miami, FL.Grasshopper weather vane on dome of Faneuil Hall. Boston, MA.
Collection of weathervane at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Finial atop old iron works house at Saugus Iron Works. Boston, MA.Weather vane atop Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Eagle finial of Lowell City Hall. Lowell, MA.
Collection of weathervane (1860s-90s) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Finial atop old iron works house at Saugus Iron Works. Boston, MA.Weather vane atop Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Eagle finial of Lowell City Hall. Lowell, MA.
Clock tower crown with weather vane at Boott Cotton Mills. Lowell, MA.Sailing ship finial atop Seaman's Bethel. New Bedford, MA.Whale finial atop New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Ship weather vane atop Plymouth Center for the Arts. Plymouth, MA.
Clock tower crown with weather vane at Boott Cotton Mills. Lowell, MA.Sailing ship finial atop Seaman's Bethel. New Bedford, MA.Whale finial atop New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Ship weather vane atop Plymouth Center for the Arts. Plymouth, MA.
Visitor center roofline & weathervane at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate. Independence, MO.Lady Justice, clock tower & weathervane atop Shelby County Courthouse. Sidney, OH."Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Detail of "Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Visitor center roofline & weathervane at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate. Independence, MO.Lady Justice, clock tower & weathervane atop Shelby County Courthouse. Sidney, OH."Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane (c1870) by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Detail of "Ethan Allen to Sulkey" weathervane (c1870) by Cushing & White of Waltham, MA at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Barre's Firehouse Weathervane with hook & ladder wagon & horses by W.A. Snow Iron Works of Boston at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Barre's Firehouse Weathervane with hook & ladder wagon & horses by W.A. Snow Iron Works of Boston at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Driver detail of Barre's Firehouse Weathervane at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Weathervanes at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Barre's Firehouse Weathervane with hook & ladder wagon & horses (c1905) by W.A. Snow Iron Works of Boston at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Barre's Firehouse Weathervane with hook & ladder wagon & horses (c1905) by W.A. Snow Iron Works of Boston at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Driver detail of Barre's Firehouse Weathervane (c1905) at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Weathervanes at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Carved wood mermaid weathervane by Warren Gould Roby of Wayland, MA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Copper centaur weathervane attrib. A.L. Jewell & Co. at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Copper horse like those found on weathervanes at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Finial atop Museum of Zoology. Barcelona, Spain.
Carved wood mermaid weathervane (1825-50) by Warren Gould Roby of Wayland, MA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Copper centaur weathervane (late 19th C) attrib. A.L. Jewell & Co. at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Copper horse like those found on weathervanes at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Finial atop Museum of Zoology. Barcelona, Spain.
Bat-like creature of finial on chimney atop Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain.Bat-like creature of finial on chimney atop Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain.Dome & finials atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Filigreed finial detail in courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.
Bat-like creature of finial on chimney atop Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain.Bat-like creature of finial on chimney atop Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain.Dome & finials atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Filigreed finial detail in courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.
Finials over courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Finials over courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.

Finials over courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Finials over courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.


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