[Rear View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"]

One of 4 photographs in the series: Storybook Sculpture Project available on this site.

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Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," viewed from the back, showing three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book, facing the front of the canoe. The sculpture is located in Everman Park in Abilene, Texas, and several buildings are visible in the background of the photo. It is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.

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1 photograph : col.

Creation Information

Belden, Dreanna L. August 7, 2005.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Photographing Texas and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 81 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Added Title: "Childhood's Great Adventure" by Rick Jackson, rear view
  • Main Title: [Rear View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"]
  • Series Title: Storybook Sculpture Project

Description

Photograph of the sculpture "Childhood's Great Adventure," viewed from the back, showing three children in a canoe sprouting from an open book, facing the front of the canoe. The sculpture is located in Everman Park in Abilene, Texas, and several buildings are visible in the background of the photo. It is based on the book Santa Calls, by Abilene author and illustrator William Joyce.

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1 photograph : col.

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Photographing Texas

"Photographing Texas" consists of modern-day images taken from individuals' travels across the state. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, state parks, national narks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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  • August 7, 2005

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 17, 2005, 5:46 p.m.

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  • Feb. 10, 2014, 12:41 p.m.

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  • 32.4496657954, -99.734487119

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Belden, Dreanna L. [Rear View of "Childhood's Great Adventure"], photograph, August 7, 2005; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5268/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .