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    • Memorial in the Cemetery

    • 1980
    • A sculpture of mourning: a seated female caresses a lamb. The site is the Old City Cemetery. Many headstones are visible in the background. Donated by Eugene Brill.
    • 2002
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038b
    • Statue of Father Junipero Serra

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows a sculpture of Father Junipero Serra which, located in Capitol Park, was completed in 1967. The Franciscan Serra, known for founding a series of 21 California missions, from San Diego to Sonoma, during the eighteenth...
    • BBSAC326
    • 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
    • K Street Mall at Eleventh Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975 from the Weinstock, Lubin and Company department store, at 1120 K Street, is the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets and various water and concrete features that were placed there in 1969 under the enthusiastic support of...
    • 1261
    • 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...
    • 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
    • Statue of Wisdom

    • 1928
    • Taken on October 26, 1928, in the State Library's Circulation Room, this Edward Field Sanford, Jr., sculpture symbolizes ""Wisdom."" The work was done in green bronze and Sanford was quoted in the 1939 Sacramento Bee Guide Book as saying that for...
    • 791
    • Souvenir Folder of Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows children fishing at pond in the southern section of William Land Park with the park's club house and statute of Charles Swanston -- the previous owner of the land -- visible in the distance. The business stamped onto...
    • BBSAC772
    • Statues in the Pediment of  Office Building Number One

    • 1926
    • Edward Field Sanford, Jr., works within the pediment of State Office Building Number One in this 1926 photograph. This was the first time that Sanford had used a compressor chisel and confided that the day-to-day vibration of the machine made it...
    • 799
    • Statue of Inspiration

    • 1928
    • Taken on October 26, 1928, in the State Library's Circulation Room, this Edward Field Sanford, Jr., sculpture symbolizes ""Inspiration."" The work was done in green bronze and Sanford was quoted in the 1939 Sacramento Bee Guide Book as saying that...
    • 792
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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

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