Fly, (sculpture) - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: ddtfamily
N 44° 56.333 W 123° 02.307
10T E 496966 N 4976161
Quick Description: A 3-foot long housefly buzzing overhead
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2012 4:48:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMFTZX
This giant copper housefly appears to be ready to buzz in your ear. It is mounted on the alley-side of this building on Ferry Street, in Salem's historic downtown district. This sculpture is quite similar in theme and presentation to the same artist's grasshopper
sculpture, found two blocks north.
TITLE: Fly, (sculpture)
ARTIST(S): Chabre, Wayne, 1947- , sculptor
DATE: Dedicated 1988
MEDIUM: Brazed copper
CONTROL NUMBER: IAS OR000266
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450 Ferry Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301
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