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CITY HALL FRIEZE EAST

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

City Hall Frieze, East


 

Albert Stewart

1931

 

Medium

Medium Category

Limestone Relief on Architectural Frieze

 

Relief

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 12 100 N/A N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Description

Description
The nine groups of figures located above the building's main entrance emblem Buffalo. Depicted from left to right are three electricians and dynamo, two chemists and equipment, two iron/steel workers and riveted metal, two men with books and documents, a crowned figure on a thrown flanked by various symbols, a married couple with child, two dockworkers and gear, two scholars and books, and a locomotive engineer, ship captain, and aviator.



 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
The figures (from left to right) symbolize electrical energy, science and medicine, building and growth, knowledge between generations, government and historical record, value of family, water commerce, law and education, and transportation.



 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
City Hall, rear
 
Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
N/A
 
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services, Inc. and Objects Conservation Comprehensive Condition Survey May 2000 Very Poor N/A Yes