Rock Creek Cemetery Rock Creek Church Road, N.W Section A Washington District of Columbia 20011
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 351.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Image on file.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, I-26.
(Lower left of bronze plaques, incised:) Laura Gardin Fraser 1931. (Front of pink granite monument in bronze letters:) OUT WITH THE EBB TIDE/ON SOME FARTHER QUEST/HITT signed
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Memorial to Robert Stockwell Hitt consisting of three rectangular bronze relief plaques placed side by side on a rectangular pink granite wall. The center plaque depicts a nude Adam and Eve seated below a large tree with low-hanging branches. They sit back to back against the tree trunk and each extends an arm outward. The plaque on the left depicts three seated nude male figures and one kneeling nude female figure. All four figures look upward. The plaque on the right depicts three seated nude male figures surrounding a nude female holding an infant.