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SPECIFICATIONS FOR SCULPTURES AND LOCATION IN THE BUILDING There will be two sculptures to be located at the rear of the auditorium. Each sculpture will be 8' high to be placed on a walnut wood base 3' wide by 2' deep by 2'5" high. The two sculptures will be placed against the wall flanking the entrance door from the vestibule into the auditorium. Each sculpture will be placed against an inset panel of acoustic cork, 13'6" high by 6" wide. The sculpture shall be executed in golden bronze. The form of the sculpture is prescribed only be the size of the base, the height and relationship to the wall space against which the sculpture is to be placed. It may be one or more figures. Further details of the location of the sculptures in relation to the auditorium are indicated in the blueprints for which the competitors must apply. SUBJECT MATTER The subject of the sculpture should be related to or embody the ideals or story of Social Security. It should not represent a portrait of any specific person. AMOUNT TO BE PAID The amount to be paid for each sculpture, including the base, is $8,000. This amount must cover all costs of execution and installation of each sculpture and its base. COMPETITION FOR MURAL AND SCULPTURE DECORATIONS FOR A COMBINATION CARGO AND PASSENGER VESSEL OF THE UNITED STATES MARITIME COMMISSION OPEN TO ALL AMERICAN ARTISTS The Section of Fine Arts, Public Building Administration, Federal Works Agency, invites competition for a series of mural paintings and sculpture reliefs for the decoration of one of the C-3 type of cargo and passenger vessels now being built by the United States Maritime Commission. The particular vessel for the decoration of which this competition is conducted is the second of seven vessels of this type now being built at Newport News, Virginia. The vessel is to be named the "President Andrew Jackson." DESCRIPTION OF SHIP The vessel will be one of the American President Line ships. The ship is designed to carry ninety-seven passengers in thirty-eight staterooms and will be used for the world service. The public saloons on the ship will consist of the following: On the promenade deck, a hall, 36'6" long, 20' wide and 16'8" high. On the port side, a cocktail room and bar opens off the hall. This combination room is 53'8" long, 10'6" wide and 8'4" high. On the starboard side, a combination card and game room and library of similar dimensions opens off the hall. On the second deck is located the dining room 54' long, 23' wide and 8'8" high.
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