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Designer:
Coquard, Leon 1860-1923 (possibly by)  Search this
Founder:
Detroit Bronze Company  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Grant, Ulysses S  Search this
Farragut, David Glasgow  Search this
Garfield, James A  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: zinc, painted; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department 201 Market Street, S.W Grand Rapids Michigan 49503
Located Monument Park Monroe Center, Fulton & Division Streets Grand Rapids Michigan
Date:
1885. Dedicated Sept. 17, 1885
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Hendry, Fay L., "Outdoor Sculpture in Grand Rapids," Okemos, Michigan: iota Press, 1980.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, MI5011, 1989.
Summary:
A tall slender monument topped by a Civil War soldier holding his rifle in front of him. The monument is adorned with portrait reliefs of Lincoln, Grant, Farragut, and Garfield; cherubs that spout water into a small circular fountain basin; the names and dates of engagements in which Kent County soldiers fought; and quotations from Lincoln, Jackson, Grant, and Garfield. The monument is painted blue.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Military--Admiral  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76008640
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_19395