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Unknown Dead Monument, (sculpture)

view Unknown Dead Monument, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Dibuscher, J. M.
Contractor:
Wilkins & Neville
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration 810 Vermont Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20420
Located Loudon Park National Cemetery 3445 Frederick Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21228
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 28, 1895
Notes:
National Cemetery Administration Memorials Inventory Project, 2002-2005.
Summary:
A marble figure of a Civil War soldier lying dead on a battlefield, his head resting on a pile of rocks entwined with vines and ferns. Beside are his rifle, cap, and canteen. The soldier reclines on a rectangular granite base carved in relief with two inscriptions framed by rosettes and laurel leaves on each end. The two short sides of the base are carved in relief with an image of an eagle, its wings spread and an American shield and a branch of laurel leaves in its talons.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
State of Being--Death
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS 68000027
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_376006

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