Afternoon 2013 (A Mural), by Sainer, A Polish Artist, In San Jose, California

On A Highway Wall
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The mural was painted on the side of a retaining wall holding up Highway 87 at the corner of St. John Street and Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, California.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:34:05 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6332
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Background
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The mural was a background for potted trees and light posts. In the foreground a woman holding a pole was most prominent.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:34:33 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6333
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Old Woman
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An old woman sat holding a staff a the edge of a field of crops with a farmhouse in the distance.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:34:56 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6334
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A Chair
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If you look closely, you would spot the back of a chair. Clearly the woman sat in a chair to rest.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:09 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6335
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Played A Flute
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Behind the woman a boy, wearing a baseball hat, played the flute.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:14 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6336
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Rustic Farm House
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Behind the boy stood a rustic farm house.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:23 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6337
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Windmill
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Look close and see a windmill in the distance behind the old woman.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:30 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6338
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Smiley Face
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Look Close and see a smiley face on the boy's shirt. That face is the only splash of color in this mural.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:35 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6339
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Four Paned
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Look close and see a four paned window on the top floor of the farmhouse behind the boy.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:41 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6340
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Skull On Hat
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Look close and notice a skull on the hat of the boy.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:35:46 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6341
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White Hair
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Look close and notice the white hair of the woman and what is either a hoop earing or a curl of hair.


Afternoon 2013   •  by Sainer external link   •  A Polish external link Artist external link   •  St. John Street At Almaden Boulevard external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:36:01 Tuesday 29 May 2018)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 12 June 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_6342
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