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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Sons of Temperance, Grand Division of Virginia, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Rogers, J. T.
Medium:
Limestone
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:
1850. Installed 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. 51.
Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with an emblem depicting rays of sun emanating from an open triangle incised with HAND/IN/HAND/UNION around the sides. Above the triangle there is a relief carving of clasped hands, and inside the triangle there is a relief carving of a star. An inscription is carved in relief across the emblem.
Topic:
Emblem
Figure--Fragment--Hand
Control number:
IAS 78230031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373463

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