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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Arizona, (sculpture)

view Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Arizona, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Unknown
Medium:
Petrified wood, with gold leaf
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:
1924. Dedicated April 15, 1924
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 213.
Summary:
The stone is composed of three circles of petrified wood with resin fills between them. Incised across the circles of petrified wood are letters spelling out ARIZONA, with gold leaf in the letters.
Topic:
Allegory--Place--Arizona
Control number:
IAS 78230186
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373656

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