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Title
Bas-relief Sculpture on East Wing of City Hall
Contributor
(Photographer)
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank City Government
Rights Information
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Description
One of three bas-relief panels designed by artist Batholomew Mako (1890-1970) that adorn the exterior of City Hall. According to notes on the rear of the photo, the untitled east wing panel represents “a Jehovah-like figure representing religion,” a “Goddess of Plenty,” a “family scene,” and a “scene [that] represents the hurts of war.” Additional panels are present on the west wing of the building as well as on the Third Street-facing side. Mako was also responsible for the painting, “Justice,” that once hung in the police courtroom in City Hall and presently hangs in the City Attorney’s office.
Type
Image
Format
nonprojected graphic
8 x 10 b&w print
Identifier
islandora:1349
local: cco01360
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--City halls--Architecture--Sculpture--Bas-relief
Relation
City Clerk's Office

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