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Title
[Beniamino Bufano fitting mosaic tile on statue of giant owl]
Date Created and/or Issued
1956 Oct. 14
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Description
Folder: Portraits-Bufano, Beniamino-1956.
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
On back: "San Francisco's noted sculptor, Beniamino Bufano, is shown inlaying mosaic on a giant owl statue. The statue stands twelve feet high, weighs two tons. It is made of redwood burl and stainless steel. It is one of eleven Bufano statues that will be unveiled to the public next Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at the Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo.
Type
image
Extent
1 photographic print:
Subject
Bufano, Beniamino,, 1898-1970
Portraits--Bufano, Beniamino--1956
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs

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