Harry Lundeberg (1901-1957) - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1
N 37° 47.180 W 122° 23.576
10S E 553453 N 4182281
Quick Description: The bust of Harry Lundeberg in front of the Sailors Union of the Pacific Building in San Francisco.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2009 12:50:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM7YC6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
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Long Description:
The sculpture consists of a bust of Lundeberg in front of the building. The bust sits on a marble pedestal. On the pedestal is a plaque which reads: "Harry Lundeberg - 1901-1957 - He was indeed a man who crowded into a short life no glittering promise, but unselfish service and general achievement for the course he called his own."

MORE ABOUT LUNDEBERG: "Harrald Olaf Lundeberg (March 25, 1901 - January 28, 1957) from Oslo, Norway was a merchant seaman and an American labor leader. Lundeberg served as president of SIU from 1938 until his death from a heart attack in a San Francisco hospital on January 28, 1957." (visit link)
TITLE: Harry Lundeberg (1901-1957)

ARTIST(S): Hunt, E., sculptor.

DATE: 1957.; Dedicated Jan. 28, 1958.

MEDIUM: Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS CA000056

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Sailors Union of the Pacific Building, 450 Harrison Street, San Francisco, California


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
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