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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Richmond, Virginia, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Richmond, Virginia, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Unknown
Medium:
Granite
Type:
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:
Ca. 1850s. Installed 1885
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 135.
Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with letters spelling out RICHMOND in six inch high letters and VIRGINIA in three inch high letters. The outer edges of the stone are carved with a border.
Topic:
Allegory--Place--Virginia
Control number:
IAS 78230110
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373580

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