Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located Seventh Street & Pennsylvania Avenue Washington District of Columbia
Commissioned March 2, 1889. Dedicated May 12, 1896
Portrait male--Full length
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, DC0036, 1989.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 361.
Monumental News, April and June, 1894; Sept. and Oct. 1895.
Smithsonian Institution Research Expeditions Volunteer Project, 1991.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
An equestrian portrait of General Hancock with his proper right hand on his sword and his proper left hand holding the horse's reins. The horse is caught in mid-stride with its proper left front leg raised. The sculpture rests atop a pedestal base that is adorned with a cornice, two columns, and two eagles. Below the pedestal base is a large circular base.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Negative log book number 8, or "green book," documenting various Smithsonian museums and events. Information includes negative numbers, subjects of the photographs, persons and departments for whom the pictures were taken, dates the pictures were taken, photographers, and dates the information was entered into the log books.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-001, Negative Log Book Number 8, 1976