Whaling Wall II - Boston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 20.662 W 071° 03.770
19T E 330081 N 4690072
Quick Description: Whaling Wall II is located on the east facing wall the Planet Storage building at 33 Traveler St. in the South Boston section of Boston.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 3/25/2016 4:06:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMQT08
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Originally Robert Wyland painted one of his famous murals depicting whales at this site. It was called Whaling Wall. However the surface began to crumble and the mural was covered with corrugated metal. In 1998, the owners of Planet Storage commissioned Woonsocket, RI artist Ron Deziel to paint a new whale mural to replace the one by Wyland. The new mural features three orcas in place of Wyland's humpback whales. Below are four porpoises and various other forms of sea life. A vertical side piece features colorful salt water fish.
City: Boston

Location Name: Planet Storage

Artist: Ron Deziel

Date: 1998

Media: paint on corrugated metal

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