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Crossing the Sierra; relief on the Pioneer Monument with a touch of 'modern art'.Sculptor: Frank Happersberger. Dedicated to the City of San Francisco in 1894. The monument was a gift of philanthropist James Lick, who died in 1876, left $100,000 to the City for the creation of … in San Francisco style.The statue of Ashurbanipal faces the San Francisco Library. He was an Assyrian king, who established the first systematically organized library in the ancient Middle East, the Library of Ashurbanipal, which survives in part today at Nineveh.Sculpture of the Pioneer Monument. After the discovery of gold near Sacramento in 1848, an epic gold rush sees 60,000 'forty-niners' flock to California's Mother Lode.…otherwise this is the equestrian statue of Simon Bolivar near the Civic Center. He was a Venezuelan military and political leader, who played a key role in Hispanic-Spahish America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire.The figure of Eureka at the top of the Pioneer Monument, with 'forty-niners' in the foreground.Statue of Plenty

Part of the Pioneer Monument with a disrespectful gull