Jack London, By Artist Cedric Wentworth, Modern Artist, Jack London Square, Oakland, California

The Plaque
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A plaque was embedded in the sidewalk. It began with a quotation from Jack London, then credited the sponsors, and finally mentioned the artist.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:23:14 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4953
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Stood On A Platform
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Jack London stood on a platform and spoke with passion to the crowd that was not there.


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Frozen In Bronze
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Jack London, frozen in bronze and forever next to the colorful side of a restaurant.


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His Face
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The face of Jack London appeared lost in thought.


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His Hand Gestured
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Jack London's hand was curved up in a gesture, perhaps trying to re-grasp a lost idea.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:24:13 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4957
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Up Close
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Jack London's hand up close could perhaps have at one time held a hardball.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:24:19 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4958
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A Fist
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Jack London's other hand, held low and out of sight, was clenched into a fist.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:24:25 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4959
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Bronze Belt
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The artist created a belt around Jack London's waist, and cast it as one piece with the body.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:24:35 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4960
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Signed His Work
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The artist, Cedric Wentworth, signed his last name in the base just before the statue was cast.


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Jack London's Back
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The statue of Jack London as see from his back, showing how he faced palm trees in grass.


Jack London external link   •  By Artist Cedric Wentworth external link external link   •  Jack London Square external link   •  Oakland, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:25:09 Monday 31 July 2017)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 17 August 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4963
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