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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: marble; Base: granite
Culture:
Italian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Chelsea Chelsea Massachusetts
Located Dorothy M. Griffin Square Broadway & Winnisimmet Streets Chelsea Massachusetts
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 12, 1938
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
A standing portrait of Christopher Columbus with a sword held in his proper left hand and a manuscript scrolled in his proper right hand. The sculpture is installed at the top of a tall granite shaft adorned near the base with a relief carving of a three-masted ship.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Occupation--Transportation--Navigator  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000402
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340617