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(Davis School Relief Panel), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Jackson Public Schools Public Information Office 662 South President Street Jackson Mississippi 39202
Located Davis School 750 North Congress Street Jackson Mississippi
Date:
Ca. 1940
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Mississippi survey, 1994.
Summary:
Bas-relief panel in triptych arrangement above front doors to school building. The left side depicts a female teacher wearing a dress with round collar and buttoned bodice, pointing at a globe with her proper left hand. A young boy stands to her proper left. The center relief depicts four children, three girls and one boy, waiting to cross the street. A male student crossing guard stands in front of the group with arms extended to hold the children back. The right side depicts a boy at bat facing a girl pitcher. Both are poised for play. In all reliefs, the girls wear dresses and the boys wear shorts and shirts.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Occupation--Education--Student  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Baseball  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Education  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Control number:
IAS MS000095
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_320837