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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, (sculpture)

Shrine of Democracy, (sculpture)
view Mount Rushmore National Memorial, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Borglum, Gutzon 1867-1941
Assistant:
Borglum, Lincoln 1912-1986
Carver:
Del Bianco, Luigi
Subject:
Washington, George
Jefferson, Thomas
Roosevelt, Theodore
Lincoln, Abraham
Medium:
Harney Peak granite
Type:
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located Mount Rushmore National Memorial P. O. Box 268 Keystone South Dakota 57751
Date:
Head of Washington dedicated July 4, 1930; Head of Jefferson dedicated August 30, 1936; Head of Lincoln dedicated September 17, 1937; and Head of Roosevelt dedicated July 2, 1939
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, South Dakota survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Fite, Gilbert C., "Mount Rushmore," Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1952.
Dean, Robert J., "Living Granite," Viking Press, 1949.
Dupre, Judith, "Monuments: America's History in Art and Memory," New York, NY: Random House, Inc., 2007, pg. 106-111.
Topic:
Portrait male--Head
Occupation--Political--President
Control number:
IAS 76008996
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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