My Dog Blue

Artist: John Giannotti
In Haddonfield: April 2019 to Present
Materials:  polymyrized gypsum
Location: 201 Kings Highway East – View Location

Point of Interest: MY DOG BLUE depicts “King,” a Husky who accompanied Arctic explorer and African-American scientist Matthew Henson in reaching the North Pole as part of Robert Peary’s historic team in 1909. The polymyrized gypsum piece is by John Giannotti, who created “Haddy,” the hadrosaurus sculpture located in Haddonfield’s Lantern Lane;, as well as several other Haddonfield sculptures. His sculpture of Henson with King is at Camden’s Maritime Museum.