Boulder Dam relief | University of Illinois Archives

Title:
Boulder Dam relief
Date:
1932
Description:

Photograph of a sketch of a relief intended for the Boulder Dam (now known as the Hoover Dam).  The design incorporates the seals of the United States and the states of Wyoming and Colorado.  Relief by sculptor Lorado Taft.

Handwritten on verso:

"Mr. Ickes gave this order for Boulder Dam to Mr. Taft.

Afterwards it was decided to have a competition."

Original image found in 26/20/16, Box 16, Boulder Dam Reliefs, 1932

Phys. Desc:

TIFF

Original photo is 8" x 10"

ID:
0006391
Repository:
University of Illinois Archives
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