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Milwaukee, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Greenamyer, George 1939-
Fabricator:
Careswell Sculpture & Iron Works
Medium:
Sculpture: painted steel: Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Campus Facilities Planning Englemann Hall, 280; P.O. Box 413 Milwaukee Wisconsin 53211
Located University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2311 East Hartford Avenue Golda Meir Library, in front, northwest corner Milwaukee Wisconsin 53211
Date:
1988. Dedicated May 2, 1989
Topic:
Cityscape--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
Cityscape--Water
Architecture--Domestic--Farmhouse
Architecture--Boat--Freighter
Architecture--Civic--Town Hall
Architecture--Industry--Grain Elevator
Architecture--Domestic--House
Architecture--Lighthouse
Occupation--Industry--Shipping
Occupation--Other--Businessman
Occupation--Farm
Occupation--Service--Postman
Animal--Cattle
Control number:
IAS 74020073
Notes:
Wisconsin Arts Board, Percent for Art Program, 2003
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Wisconsin, Milwaukee survey, 1993
Palmer, Virginia A., 1989
Summary:
A cross-section of the city is depicted, looking from the lake to the interior. Includes images of Milwaukee harbor lighthouse and lighthouse keeper; seaman on a Great Lakes freighter; workman on a grain elevator; businessman and woman outside First Wisconsin Center; painter at City Hall; bank, German-Polish house, farmhouse, farm couple, cow, and mailman. The figures are hot-forged or blacksmithed and painted with gloss enamels. The I-beam on which they are placed is supported by three steel arches
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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