City Hall Telamones

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1916
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These telamones (singular: telamon) also sometimes called atlantes, are the male versions of a caryatid -- supporting figures that serve as human columns within an architectural structure.

Crenier was commissioned to complete a lot of the artwork in City Hall, including two large tympanums, a "Father Time" sculpture, the rotunda medallions and numerous reliefs inside and outside the building.

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City of San Francisco
Location

Along the Van Ness Avenue entrance to San Francisco City Hall, between McAllister and Grove Streets

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