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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

John Wilson (Sculptor), Paul King Foundry (Founder)

Unknown

 

Medium

Medium Category

Metal Bust on Stone Base with Plaque

 

Bust

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 8 4 5 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 6 50 45 N/A

Description

Description
 Oversize bust of subject sits on a plaza base surrounded by a semi-circular stone wall. Image-in-relief on plaque depicts subject giving speech, proper left arm uplifted. Plaque reads: "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed, 'We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.' M.L.K. Jr. 1929-1968."



 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information is available at present.





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Martin Luther King Jr. Park near Best St.
 
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
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 2002 Good Very Good Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 2000 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1998 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1996 Fair Excellent Good Good No
Daedalus, Inc.. July
1991
Poor Excellent Good Good No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey July
1992
Poor

 

Good

 

N/A