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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Masons, Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Masons, Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Unknown
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located National Mall Adjacent to 14th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. & Independence Avenue, S.W Washington District of Columbia
Date:
1850s
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 38.
Summary:
The center of the stone is carved in relief with an emblem depicting a compass and a L-shaped square, which is surrounded by an inscription carved in relief.
Topic:
Emblem--Masonic
Object--Tool--Compass
Object--Tool--Measuring Device
Control number:
IAS 78230018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373450

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