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A. Piatt Andrew Bridge Door: History of Cape Ann, Southeast Pylon, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Paramino, John Francis 1888/89-1956
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Door
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
A Piatt Andrew Bridge Route 128 southeast pylon Gloucester Massachusetts
Date:
Cast 1950
Notes:
Glouceter Times, April 14, 2015.
Summary:
A bronze door adorned with reliefs depicting the history of Cape Ann as a sailing and fishing community. Two square reliefs across the top illustrate the harbor dotted with sailboats. Three reliefs across the center section illustrate fishermen at the wheel of a fishing boat and fishermen hauling fishing nets. A rectangular relief across the bottom illustrates the variety of fish found in the waters off Cape Ann.
Topic:
Landscape--Massachusetts--Cape Ann
Waterscape--Harbor
Architecture--Boat--Sailboat
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Industry--Fishing
Control number:
IAS 71501267
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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