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WORLD WAR II EAGLE

 

 

 

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Artwork

Title Artist Date

World War II Eagle (Italian-American Veterans Memorial)

J. Bianchi and Son Inc.

Executed 1947, Dedicated 1947, Rededicated 6/20/1981
 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Engraved Smooth Grey Granite Base on Concrete Footing
 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 3 1.25 1.5 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 10 6 5 N/A

Description

Description
An American eagle with its wings uplifted almost vertical sits atop a tiered base. The inscription on the front of the base reads: "In honor of the brave men and women of this city who loyally served their country in WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War." The lower inscription reads: "Dedicated and erected by the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Buffalo, New York." The lowest inscription reads: "Italian-American Veterans Square Rededicated June 20, 1981."



 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
The base of this statue was re-engraved to include the Korean War and Vietnam War when it was moved to its present location. The concrete footer was also engraved to mark its rededication.




 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
S. Elmwood Ave., Mohawk St., and Niagara St. intersection median Display December 2003 Yes
Columbus Park on Niagara St. between Porter Ave. and Connecticut St. Display November 1979 No

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. October 2002 Very Good Very Good Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Fair Very Good 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
Fair Fair No