Library Hall Lane 1890s mural - San Mateo, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe
N 37° 33.970 W 122° 19.360
10S E 559817 N 4157897
Quick Description: Ambitious-sized mural covers some highlights of San Mateo downtown history
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2009 5:21:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM61NF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
This mural is much more interesting in person than in pictures, because you can have a lot of fun noticing the generous details - like the newspaper boy selling papers with a lead story about this very mural. The painting is not quite realistic enough to be trompe-l'oeil; it's meant to be artistic while being accurate enough to convey the history.
It fills the entire wall of the two story building facing the courtyard in front of the Cinema. Existing doors and windows of the building are incorporated into scenes of the mural.
City: San Mateo

Location Name: courtyard of Century 12 Downtown movie theater

Artist: Artists: Norine Nicolson with Scott Branham, and Tony Parrinello, Selma Brown; Design: N. Nicolson, C. Campanil

Date: 10/89

Media: acrylic on stucco

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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