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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Texas, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Founder:
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Medium:
Granite and bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located National Mall Adjacent to 14th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. & Independence Avenue, S.W Washington District of Columbia
Date:
1918. Installed 1918
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 209.
Image on file.
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 209.
TEXAS/1845 (On bronze seal:) Bureau Bros., Phila Founder's mark appears.
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.
Summary:
The granite stone is carved in relief with a letters spelling out TEXAS and the date 1845 on the right side, with a bronze seal for the state of Texas installed on the left side. The state seal depicts a star surrounded by a wreath, and a band with an inscription in relief reading: THE STATE OF TEXAS.
Topic:
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Allegory--Place--Texas  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78230182
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373652