Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: North Carolina, (sculpture)
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
Ca. 1850-1853. Installed Feb. 22, 1853
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 66.
The stone is carved in relief with an emblem depicting two female figures, one seated holding a cornucopia in her left hand and a staff in her right hand (right side), and the other holding an unfurled scroll incised with CONSTITUTION in her right hand (left side). The emblem is surrounded by an inscription carved in relief. The stone is composed of two types of marble in five pieces.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums