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Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company Mural, (painting)

Painter:
Grell, Louis 1887-1960
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Owner/Location:
Springfield Train Station 100 North Third Street Springfield Illinois 62701
Date:
Ca. 1935
Notes:
Grell, Richard, 2012.
Summary:
Figures of an iron worker and Lady Liberty holding hands. The iron worker holds a large steel mallet and Lady Liberty holds a horn of plenty, or cornucopia, symbolizing commerce and industry. A large plantation home and a city skyline are depicted in the background. Surrounding the mural are seven state seals representing the seven states served by the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company in the 1930s when the mural was commissioned.
Topic:
Allegory--Civic--Liberty
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Industry
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House
Cityscape
Control number:
IAP 78880004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447527

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