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Chemung Valley of the Big Horn, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Moorehouse, Terry 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Coryell, Emanuel  Search this
Teall, Elmira  Search this
Medium:
Industrial muffler steel cement
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chemung County 203 Lake Street Elmira New York 14901
Located Hazlett Building Elmira New York
Date:
Dedicated April 16, 1975
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(Around top edge of sculpture:) CHEMUNG - VALLEY OF THE BIG HORN (On plaque in tavern:) BLACK HORSE TAVERN/Prop. Nathan Teal signed
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Summary:
Round alto-relief sculpture depicting pioneer citizens of the town in 1798 when Judge Emanuel Coryell proposed that the city be named for six-year-old Elmira Teall. The judge, with the little girl on his lap, is seated and surrounded by men, women and children at Teall Tavern. Many of the figures have tankards in their hands. Several of the figures are seated at a large table in the Tavern. The hangs on a wall in building lobby.
Topic:
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Law--Judge  Search this
History--United States--New York  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Architecture--Commercial--Tavern  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000898
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339611