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Seagull Monument ,(sculpture) - Salt Lake City, Utah
N 40° 46.192 W 111° 53.556
12T E 424670 N 4513593
Quick Description: The Seagull Monument is on Temple Square in Salt Lake City Utah
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2011 1:40:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMBDZ0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 25

Long Description:
This beautiful monument is one of the highlights on the Salt Lake City Temple grounds. There is two bronze seagulls atop a ball-capped Doric column on a square granite pedestal with bronze tablets on all four sides depicting the arrival of pioneers, the saving of first crop from crickets by seagulls, pioneers first harvest and a text panel. This monument is a water fountain seen by millions of visitors.
TITLE: Seagull Monument ,(sculpture)

ARTIST(S): Young, Mahonri Mackintosh

DATE: 1913

MEDIUM: Bronze seagulls, with gold leaf, on Mt. Airy granite ball, column and base.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 75008249

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
43 North West Temple Salt Lake City, Utah 84150


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


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