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The Discovery of America

Statue of Columbus and an Indian girl

Luigi Persico
1836

Washington /  The Discovery of America

Description

Statue group "The Discovery of America"
Columbus holding a globe in his uplifted right hand above an Indian maiden. The statue group is 4.8 m high.

Annotation

On south cheek block, east central steps, United States Capitol, removed from the Capitol in 1958.

Sculptor

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Location N 38°53'23" W 77°0'32"

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