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Design firm:
Creative Displays  Search this
Contractor:
Reynolds, Boots  Search this
Western Humor Illustrated  Search this
Medium:
Polyurethane foam, lumber, plywood, bolts, resin, and painted and gelcoated fiberglass on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Billboard
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Bottineau Chamber of Commerce Box 84 Bottineau North Dakota 58318
Located Bottineau City Park and Sports Center Highway 5, east of town Bottineau North Dakota
Date:
1977-1978.; Dedicated Dec. 15, 1978
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, North Dakota survey, 1992.
Image on file.
unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A turtle, wearing a helmet, goggles and scarf, rides on the back of a snowmobile. He holds the steering wheel with his two front legs, as if he were human. He is painted green and yellow, with black facial features. The helmet, scarf, and snowmobile are yellow. The snowmobile has a black seat and black runners.
Topic:
Animal--Reptile--Turtle  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Snowmobiling  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Snowmobile  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Protective Gear  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Scarf  Search this
Control number:
IAS ND000060
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_309349