Seagull Monument, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Title Seagull Monument, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah
Alternative Title 39222005302273
Publisher George F. Evans
Date 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940
Spatial Coverage Temple Square, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Temple Square (Salt Lake City, Utah); Monuments
Description Color drawing of Seagull Monument. Back of card is captioned, "This is one of the beautiful views on Temple Square. The Seagull Monument commemorating the coming of the Seagulls to save the crops of the Mormon pioneers in 1848 from the hordes of crickets which were destroying everything in their path, thus saving the lives of the colonialists - a miracle as real as any found in the Holy Writ. The monument was designed, carved and its erection supervised by Mahonri M. Young, noted sculptor and grandson of Brigham Young.
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Source Mss C 376, Utah and the West Postcard Collection
Scanning Technician Zach Phelan
Metadata Cataloger Melissa Coy
ARK ark:/87278/s6jd9z12
Setname dha_upc
Date Created 2020-01-16
Date Modified 2020-01-16
ID 1511632
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