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Architectural fragments from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom (2)

Architectural fragments from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom (2)
Title
Architectural fragments from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom (2)
Date 
ca. 1912
Medium 
Glazed terracotta
Dimensions 
Overall (in 2 pieces): 20 3/4 x 35 x 6 in. (52.7 x 88.9 x 15.2 cm)
Description 
Terracotta panel (broken in two pieces) with relief figure of gryphon. Background of panel is colored with blue glaze, and gryphon is depicted in ochre glaze.
Credit Line 
Gift of Landmarks Preservation Commission
Object Number 
2011.16.1ab
Gallery Label 
The Audubon Ballroom was a theater and ballroom located on Broadway at 165th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, north of Harlem. It is best known as the site of Malcolm X's assasination, which occured on February 21, 1965.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group