There are so many awesome statues in Central Park that I didn’t know about. This Hans Christian Andersen one doesn’t get a lot of attention compared to some of the others, but it’s truly beautiful. The book in Andersen’s lap is open to the story of The Ugly Duckling, and is easily legible if you’re sitting next to him. The little duckling at Andersen’s feet is the perfect homage to the story.
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