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Block of Aquia Creek sandstone removed from the East Front of US Capitol

Commissioned by:
Architect of the Capitol, American, founded 1793  Search this
Medium:
sandstone
Dimensions:
Overall with Weight: 15 3/4 × 21 1/4 × 14 1/2 in., 318 lb. (40 × 54 × 36.8 cm, 144.2 kg)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
structural elements and structural element components
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Aquia Creek, Stafford County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1824-1826
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Building Arts  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.182
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Buildings and Structures
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591da1639-8f87-43bb-9128-5c8ee6561cac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.182
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