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CHESTER C. GORSKI PLAQUE

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Chester C. Gorski Plaque

 

Unknown

Unknown


 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Plaque with Image-in-Relief on
Concrete Base
 

Plaque

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 3.5 2.5 N/A N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 8 14 6.5 N/A

Description

Description
This bronze plaque was cast with an image-in-relief of the subject.  It is mounted on a concrete base, which is flanked by an iron boat anchor and chain.  The inscription on the plaque reads: "Chester C. Gorski - Chester C. Gorski, Statesman, Community Leader, Humanitarian. Born June 22, 1906. Died April 25, 1975. President of the Common Council, 1959 to 1973, member of the United States Congress, Erie County Board of Supervisors, Buffalo Common Council Majority Leader, Four Decades of Devoted Public Service."


 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information is available at present





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Erie Basin Marina near Observation Tower
 
Display April 2004 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2000 Fair Good Very Good Very Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October
2000
Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. Fall
1999
Fair Very Good Very Good Very Good No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
Hamilton, Houston, Lownie Architects, LLC
 
Buffalo Arts Commission General Condition Survey July 2004 Good Good Yes