Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Bremen, Germany, (sculpture)
Granite with gold leaf, and gilt bronze
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
1850s. 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. 129.
The stone is incised with an inscription surrounding a circular gilt bronze relief depicting the seal of the City of Bremen embellished with vines on each side. There is a gilt bronze rosette in each corner of the stone. The inscription is incised with gold leaf in the letters.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums