Railing (One of Seven Sections) from the Police Gazette Building, 338-344 Pearl Street, NYC
overall: 37 1/2 x 831 x 2 1/2 in. (95.3 x 2110.7 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
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Unknown (American). Railing (One of Seven Sections) from the Police Gazette Building, 338-344 Pearl Street, NYC, 1883-1895. Cast iron, overall: 37 1/2 x 831 x 2 1/2 in. (95.3 x 2110.7 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the William and Marian Zeckendorf Foundation, Inc., 66.249.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.249.1_acetate_bw.jpg)
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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, demolished 1965.
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