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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Washington, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Stone
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:
1914. Installed 1914
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 211.
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. 211.
STATE OF WASHINGTON
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Summary:
The stone is carved in relief with the state seal of Washington depicting a bust of George Washington surrounded by a band with an inscription carved in relief reading: THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON 1899. Above the seal there is an inscription carved in relief reading: STATE OF WASHINGTON.
Topic:
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Allegory--Place--Washington  Search this
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78230184
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373654