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At Mosh: A Historic Mural by Elmer Grey
« on: June 09, 2012, 03:49:46 AM »
At Mosh:  A Historic Mural by Elmer Grey



Well-known California architect and artist, Elmer Grey, visited Jacksonville at the beginning of World War II and during his stay, painted a mural for the Navy. Measuring in at two feet high and 35 feet long, the oil on canvas mural was prominently displayed in the Bachelor Officers? Quarters (Building 11) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville until 2011.  In early 2012, the mural underwent extensive conservation to remove 70 years of dirt and grime.  A team of eleven professional art conservators spent more than 1,500 hours cleaning and restoring the mural back to its original beauty.  The newly restored mural is on long-term loan from NAS Jax and is on display in MOSH's Wells Fargo Conference Room. Join us After the Jump for pics and info!
 


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Charles Hunter

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Re: At Mosh: A Historic Mural by Elmer Grey
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 10:57:40 AM »
I take it the mural is in pieces as pictured here?
Is the Wells Fargo Conference Room open to the public?

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Re: At Mosh: A Historic Mural by Elmer Grey
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012, 11:15:04 AM »
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I take it the mural is in pieces as pictured here?

That's my understanding.