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    • Gladding, McBean terra-cotta sculpture

    • 1918
    • This ceramic column was photographed in 1918. It was created by the Gladding, McBean Company, located on 601 Seventh Street in Lincoln, California. Founded in 1875 by Peter McGill McBean, George Chambers, and Charles Gladding, the company's terra...
    • 424
    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1980
    • Pictured in 1980 at Second and J Streets is Sacramento’s homage to the Pony Express, the 1,966 mile mail run from the Capital City to St. Joseph, Missouri. The relay was completed in 10 days by 80 riders. Due to the advent of the transcontinental...
    • 1934b
    • William Coleman Fountain in Plaza Park

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph shows on of the female figures comprising the William Coleman Fountain in Plaza Park. The fountain was the creation of Ralph Stackpole, a noted San Francisco sculptor and artist. The three women symbolize the three rivers...
    • 1094
    • Indo Arch Installation

    • 1980
    • This April 1980 photograph shows the installation of the Indo Arch, a public art piece design by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The sculpture's appearance came with criticism. It was felt, particularly by historian and...
    • 1946a
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • Just past the northern entrance to the Embassy Suites Hotel, at 100 Capitol Avenue, is Masatoyo Kishi’s 200,000 dollar masterwork, “Sharing.” Pictured in June 2002, the centerpiece work features eight women, each nine-feet-tall and sculpted in...
    • 2267a
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph reveals the atrium of the Embassy Suites Hotel at 100 Capitol Mall. The 242-room hotel was opened in April 2002 under the direction of owner John Kehriotis. Interior of the structure was adorned with 700,000 dollars in public...
    • 2267b
    • Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1970
    • Taken in 1970, this photograph shows an unnamed sculpture and fountain done by Norman Grag. Located at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Capitol Mall, the fountain was an example of the city's requirement that, in any building...
    • 462
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • Shown in June 2002 are two of Masatoyo Kishi’s bronzed octet of women, displayed at the Embassy Suites Hotel at 100 Capitol Avenue. As part of a piece, Entitled “Sharing,” the two women peer upward at a molded glass camellia which was the work of...
    • 2267c
    • Installation of the Indo Arch

    • 1980
    • Shown in April 1980, at Third and K Street, is Sacramento's Indo Arch, designed by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The artist received a 70,000 dollar commission for the work's design and installation in late 1977 from...
    • 1946b
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • Masatoyo Kishi’s statuesque masterpiece, “Sharing,” is pictured in June 2002 from the southwest corner of the Embassy Suite Hotel, located at 100 Capitol Avenue. The hotel includes artistic works from 14 local artists, including five separate...
    • 2267d
    • Crocker Art Museum

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the first floor lobby of the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street. The doorways and stairways are made of walnut while the paneling is made of California laurel. Through the door to the right of the photograph is the museum’s...
    • 1036
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • Altar of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1939
    • This 1939 photograph shows the marble altar of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, located at Eleventh and K Streets. It was dedicated in October 1939 during a two-hour consecration, as part of the Cathedral’s Golden Jubilee. Rites also...
    • 474
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • As part of the promotional Elks on Parade, "Fresh and Clean," (sponsored by the California Dental Assocuation) sits at the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets in the summer of 2002. The venture sought to both promote area merchants and provide...
    • 2265a
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • Sponsored by the California Dental Association, "Fresh and Clean" was one of 26 "Elk on Parade" during the late summer months of 2002. At the end of a three-month display period, and in spite of vandalism, the scuptures were pulled for auction...
    • 2265b
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • "Fresh and Clean," sponsored by the California Dental Association, was one of the "Elk on Parade" on display during the late summer months of 2002. Each of the 26 fiberglass figures weighed some 150 pounds and stood nine feet tall, eight feet...
    • 2265c
    • William Land Park  - Blank Back

    •  
    • This postcard captures a southwesterly view of Duck Lake, the Robert Stackpole-sculpted monument to cattleman Charles Swanston, and the William Land Park Community Clubhouse. Separating the lake from the clubhouse is Land Park Drive.
    • BBSAC593

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