Main Post Office Bas-Reliefs – Santa Barbara CA

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These six sunken plaster bas-reliefs depicting “The Transportation of the Mail” were installed in the Santa Barbara Main Post Office in 1937 by William Atkinson under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

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Photos by Seth Gaines:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sethgaines/with/2659588460/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/santabarbarian/862257423/

More photos by Jordan McAlister at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4256130446/in/photostream/

On William Atkinson, see Kamerling, Bruce. 1989. "Early Sculpture and Sculptors in San Diego," The Journal of San Diego History: 35(3).

 

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836 Anacapa St
Santa Barbara, CA 93102

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Coordinates: 34.421645, -119.698728

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