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Springfield Post Office Entrance Panels, (sculpture)

Architect:
Shilling, A. K.
Medium:
Aluminum
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Springfield Post Office 150 North Limestone Street Entrance Springfield Ohio
Date:
1934
Notes:
Smith, Richard P., Mrs., 2001.
Springfield News-Sun (Springfield, OH), Jan. 5, 1986.
Summary:
Three satin-finished aluminum panels over the main entrance doors contain reliefs. The relief over the north door depicts the Ohio state seal. The relief over the center door depicts an eagle with a shield. The relief over the south door depicts scenes of Springfield, including the Covenant Presbyterian Church, St. Raphael's Church, and the Springfield Post Office. Above each relief is a stone carving showing the three ways mail was delivered, by airplane, train, and ship.
Topic:
Emblem--Seal
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Cityscape--Ohio--Springfield
Architecture exterior--Religious--Covenant Presbyterian Church
Architecture exterior--Religious--St. Raphael's Church
Architecture exterior--Civic--Springfield Post Office
Control number:
IAS 74530016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_353972

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