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Title Neal Shaw Blaisdell
Object Name Bust
Artist Aldo Giordano
Date 1967
Description A hollow cast bronze bust of Neal Shaw Blaisdell, Mayor, City and County of Honolulu, 1955-1969. The bust depicts Mayor Blaisdell with a wide collared shirt and sits atop a square planter which is part of the bronze casting. The casting then rests on a rectangular exposed aggregate cast concrete pedestal base. The bronze exterior has a dark brown sulphide-type patina which has been evenly applied over the exterior. The surface of the bronze is heavily modulated with surface textures depicting hair, skin and shirt features. Located in the foyer of the Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall.
Dimensions H-26 W-15.5 D-10 inches
Collection City & County of Honolulu
Object Number 1967.01