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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Independent Order of United Brothers, Maryland, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Independent Order of United Brothers, Maryland, (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:
1851. 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. 70.
Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with three emblems depicting on the left a leafy tree, in the middle a fluted Ionic column, and on the right an amphora on a pedestal. An inscription carved in relief appears across the middle of the stone.
Topic:
Architecture--Detail--Column
Landscape--Tree
Object--Other--Vase
Emblem
Control number:
IAS 78230050
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373482

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