Porpoise Sculpture, Mersea Restaurant, 9th Street and Avenue B, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California

The Hump
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The hump on the back of the porpoise sculpture was decorated with tadpole shapes. Wear on the sculpture was from years of children sitting and playing on the sculpture.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:50 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4440
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Other Side
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The other side of the porpoise sculpture could be viewed with the skyline of San Francisco beyond.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:08 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4435
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The Front
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The front of the porpoise sculpture with two bright yellow garbage cans as accent.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:20 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4436
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The Left Eye
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The left eye of the porpoise sculpture was surrounded by a painted flower. The eye itself was a faceted shape carved into the head of the porpoise.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:27 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4437
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Faded Tail Drawings
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The tail of the porpoise sculpture was painted in bright colors that have faded over time.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:37 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4438
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The Sign
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The sign identified the restaurant behind it as the Mersea Restaurant. Above the word "Mersea" three flowers were drawn.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:47 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4439
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Combined Porpoise And Sign
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The combined porpoise and sign was located on the dirt off to the San Francisco side of the Mersea Restaurant.


Porpoise Sculpture external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  At Mersea Restaurant external link   •  9th Street and Avenue B external link   •  Treasure Island external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens   •  (Date Photographed: 09:32:54 Monday 14 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 4 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_4434
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