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Railing (One of Seven Sections) from the Police Gazette Building, 338-344 Pearl Street, NYC

American Art

MEDIUM Cast iron
DATES 1883-1895
DIMENSIONS overall: 37 1/2 x 831 x 2 1/2 in. (95.3 x 2110.7 x 6.4 cm)
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 66.249.6
CREDIT LINE Gift of the William and Marian Zeckendorf Foundation, Inc.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One of seven sections of a railing depicting sports figures and monograms. The sports figures include a baseball player, wrestlers, boxers, and a runner; the monograms include "RKF," "PG," and "DW." Symbols above and below monograms include: horseshoes, bowling pins and balls, boxing trophy belt and boxing gloves. Scenes are surmonted by alternating bands of stars and grass. Source: Police Gazette Building, 340 Pearl Street, Franklin Square, Manhattan.
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