Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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capital from the Emery, Bird, Thayer Company
  • Joseph Roblado Frazee, carver
    Henry van Brunt, architect
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
  • capital from the Emery, Bird, Thayer Company, 1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • sandstone, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 71.1 x 147.3 x 96.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 28 x 58 x 38 in
  • Gift of the United Missouri Bank of Kansas City
  • On view: West Public Entrance
  • 1977.0006
Label Text

Sandstone with cream-colored paint. Romanesque revival capital from the facade of the old Emery, Bird, Thayer Company building in Kansas City.