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Seventh Regiment Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Goddard, S. M.  Search this
Eisen, Theodore  Search this
Hunt, Sumner  Search this
Architectural firm:
Goddard & Kilpatrick  Search this
Pacific Marble and Granite  Search this
Sculpture: Vermont granite; Base: California granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by City of Los Angeles Public Art Division 433 South Spring Street, 10th floor Los Angeles California 90013
Located Pershing Square Bounded by 5th, Hill, 6th, and Olive Los Angeles California
1900. Dedicated May 30, 1900
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1994.
Glenn Wharton and Associates, Inc., 1998.
SOS Conservation Treatment Award, 2001.
Image on file.
(On front of base:) 7th Cal. Inf. U.S.V. (name and rank, company and date of death of twenty soldiers who died)/Our Dead They Lie in Scattered Graves/These Silent Heroes of Our Battalions/War With Spain A.D. 1898/ (On right side of base: name, company, and date of death of Herman H. I.) unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
A soldier stands holding a rifle barrel in front of him with both hands, proper left hand over proper right. The butt of the rifle rests on the ground in front of the soldier's proper right foot. The soldier is dressed in military attire. He stands atop a tiered base.
History--United States--Spanish American War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA000364
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums