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Tympanum

 
 
Tympanum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
1. Tympanum Marker
Inscription.  The wood carving above was designed by Carleton M. Winslow and executed by Marshall Laird. At the center is the coat-of-arms of the city, on either side are figures of Plato and Aristotle. Surrounding the center are the shields of four famous libraries: from the left, the University of Bologna, the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, the University of Salamanca and the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 34° 25.448′ N, 119° 42.206′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is on East Anapamu Street south of Anacapa Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Ruling Sovereign of Europe to Visit America (within shouting distance of this marker); President Reagan Meets Queen Elizabeth II (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Barbara County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Jose Francisco De Ortega (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Santa Barbara County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Myron Hunt (about 500 feet away); Janssens-Orella Adobe House Site (about 700 feet away); This Street Name Anapamu (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on the Anapamu Street side of the Santa Barbara Public Library
 
Tympanum and Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
2. Tympanum and Marker - wide view
Tympanum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
3. Tympanum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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