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The Golden Spade used during ground-breaking ceremonies for construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, February 26, 1933
The Golden Spade used during ground-breaking ceremonies for construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, February 26, 1933
Date:
1933
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gold Metal And Wood Handle
Dimensions:
111.8 x 23.5 x 5.1 cm (44 x 9 1/4 x 2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
54449
Acquisition Date:
1933-06-21
Credit Line:

Gift of the City and County of San Francisco through Mayor Angelo J. Rossi

Exhibition History:

On loan to Saint Francis Yacht Club, 1968-2008, #1492

"This Golden Spade is presented by the citizens committee appointed by Angelo J. Rossi Mayor of San Francisco for use in the ceremonies at the Presidio of San Francisco, California February 26, 1933 commemorating the official commencement of work on the Golden Gate Bridge, the world's longest span bridge, held in custodianship for posterity by the deYoung Memorial Museum."

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”