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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Masons, Grand Lodge of New York State, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Masons, Grand Lodge of New York State, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Carver:
Owens & Newland
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's
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 73.
Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with an emblem depicting a compass and an L-shaped square, with a G in the middle. The emblem appears in the lower left corner of the stone, and an inscription carved in relief appears above it. The outer edges of the stone are carved with a border.
Topic:
Emblem--Masonic
Object--Tool--Compass
Object--Tool--Measuring Device
Control number:
IAS 78230053
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373485

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