Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Sons of Temperance, Grand Division of Virginia, (sculpture)
Rogers, J. T.
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
1850. Installed 1850s
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 51.
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.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums