Tulsa Ornament / Souvenir - University of Tulsa
This ornament honors the University of Tulsa.
Founded by the Presbyterian Church in 1894, TU is a private, comprehensive university.
The back piece depicts the facade of McFarlin Library, one of the campus' most notable landmarks. Dedicated June 1, 1930, the library is built of a variety of sandstones and limestones. A slate roof and stained glass windows complete the view. Also showing is part of the modern architecture of Kendall Hall.
The front piece shows the university name on Blair Street and the top detail of the famous cupola. It is a tradition for graduating seniors to ring the cupola bell after completing their final exams.
Tulsa Ornaments make great souvenirs! My husband and I always buy an ornament when traveling to help us remember where we've been. It's so much fun to reminisce when decorating the tree each year and remember all the places that we've visited and the people we've met. They also make great gifts for your out of town visitors. We have ornaments with several of the major Tulsa landmarks and you can pair them with my landmark art (I carry small 4x4 framed prints) that are perfect gifts to give your visitor to help them remember their visit with you in Tulsa.
Peake Photography & Design Art & Gifts is now carrying Bobbie Whaling's Tulsa Ornaments.
Since 1985, a great many Tulsan's have been collecting and enjoying a unique ornament depicting various Tulsa landmarks, cultural treasures or special events. The ornaments, made of solid brass with a 24K gold wash, are three dimensional. Each Ornament since 1987 has been designed by Bobbie Whaling, local artist and retired art teacher.
We have The Gathering Place, The Cain's, The Golden Driller, Route 66, TU, Tulsa Centennial, Tulsa Skyline
Our ornaments are behind the counter so please ask the staff at the front if you are interested in the ornaments.