Mermaid - Mounds View, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 45° 05.679 W 093° 11.681
15T E 484681 N 4993483
Quick Description: This tall and beautiful mermaid stands atop the Mermaid Supper Club in Mounds View, Minnesota.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2012 4:57:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMF2CG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 5

Long Description:
This tall and beautiful mermaid is the only Smithsonian sculpture listed in in Mounds View, Minnesota. She stands on the roof of the Mermaid Supper Club.

From the Smithson AIC Description:

Standing figure of a mermaid with long dark hair that covers her breasts. Her arms are raised over her head where she holds a net. Her fins are blue, green and gold, and she wears a yellow crown.

TITLE: Mermaid

ARTIST(S): Sculptor: Robert Johnson (1922- )

DATE: 1967

MEDIUM: Fiberglass, painted blue, green, gold and yellow

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS MN000184

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Mermaid Supper Club 2200 Highway 10 Mounds View, Minnesota


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
None noted


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