Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Turkey, (sculpture)
Marble, possibly gilded
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
1854. Installed 1885
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 128.
The stone is carved in relief with an elaborate design featuring architectural elements surrounding an oval with a low relief image of an olive branch and a plow. Below the there is a rectangle containing an inscription in Turkish carved in relief.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums