Bust of Henry C. Matysek facts for kids
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The bust in 2018
|Artist||H. Clay Dahlberg|
|Subject||Henry C. Matysek|
|Location||Georgetown, Texas, United States|
Henry C. Matysek is a 1975 bronze sculpture depicting the former Williamson County sheriff of the same name by H. Clay Dahlberg, installed outside the Williamson County Courthouse, in Georgetown, Texas, United States.
The bronze portrait bust depicts Matysek, a former Williamson County sheriff, wearing a cowboy hat, suit and tie, and a badge shaped like a star on his chest. The sculpture measures approximately 24 x 18 x 13 inches, and rests on a pink granite base that measures approximately 48 x 25 x 25 inches. A plaque on the base reads "IN MEMORY OF / HENRY C. MATYSEK / 1918-1974 / DEDICATED SHERIFF / OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY / 1954-1974 / SPONSORED BY THE / KIWANIS CLUB OF / GEORGETOWN ALONG WITH / THE FOLLOWING CONTRIBUTORS", followed by a list of names.
The bust was sponsored by the city's Kiwanis club. It was surveyed by the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in 1995.
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