Coronado High School Reliefs – Coronado CA

Description

These seven 6′ x 9′ relief panels are carved from Indiana limestone and were intended for the school library.

“The Legend of California is a set of seven incised relief panels carved from Indiana limestone for the Library of the Coronado High School. Dedicated in February of 1941, the central panel depicts the mythical Amazonian Queen Calafia, after whom California was named. The side panels depict the various ethnic groups that have made up the population of the state. The Legend of California was executed under the sponsorship of the Federal Government Works Progress Administration.” (https://content.cdlib.org)

Source notes

www.sandiegohistory.org

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https://content.cdlib.org

www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu

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Location Info


650 D Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Location notes: San Diego

Coordinates: 32.692179, -117.178434

One comment on “Coronado High School Reliefs – Coronado CA

  1. Thank you for sharing and preserving this work. I was unaware of this particular project. Donal Hord is my grand-uncle.

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