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Type of View:
620 Fifth Ave. Entrance; "Industries of the British Empire" by Jennewein
Date of View:
High relief cast bronze with gilding by Carl Paul Jennewein, overall 18 feet high, 11 feet wide, 1933. The nine gilded allegorical figures represent industries throughout the Empire (Australia, wool; Canada, wheat; Africa, cotton). The stylized sun represents "the sun never sets on the British Empire".
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Archivision Base Collection
Related Work Title:
Rockefeller Center; partOf
Rockefeller Center; British Empire Building
Carl Paul Jennewein (American sculptor, 1890-1978); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934)
The British Empire Building
New York, New York, United States