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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: South Dakota, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: South Dakota, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Unknown
Medium:
Granite
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:
1922. Dedicated June 28, 1922
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 210.
Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with the state seal of South Dakota depicting a farm scene with a man plowing a field with a horse-drawn plow. In the background there is a river winding its way into the distance, with a house on one shore, horses grazing on the opposite shore, and a boat traveling down the middle of the river. In a band surrounding the scene there is an inscription carved in low relief.
Topic:
Emblem--Seal
Allegory--Place--South Dakota
Landscape--Farm
Landscape--River
Figure male
Occupation--Farm--Farmer
Control number:
IAS 78230183
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373653

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