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(John Hancock Ceiling Mural), (painting)

Painter:
Smith, Frank Hill 1841-1904
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings-Mural
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Massachusetts State House Beacon Hill Main Staircase Hall Boston Massachusetts 02133
Date:
Ca. 1894
Notes:
Massachusetts Art Commission, "Art in the Massachusetts State House," 1986.
Summary:
Ceiling mural with the name "JOHN HANCOCK" in the center oval, surrounded by a square with an eagle, flags, and a shield at the top and two cornucopias on the bottom corners. Each side of the mural is embellished with a circular emblem, one containing a beehive and the other a sailing ship.
Topic:
Homage--Hancock, John
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Emblem
Control number:
IAP 20550062
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_351076

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