District of Columbia
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Columbus Discovering America and window
Relief and window
Bas relief of Columbus Discovering America.
The bas relief will be found on the tympanum on the exterior north side of the East Portico of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., p. 331). Also, at the entrance to the steps ascending the commanding Knights' Tower of the same building there is an illuminated stained glass image of Columbus.
- Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Sources & Information
- Edward M. Sullivan, Columbus Memorials: Many that Are, Some that Aren't, in the Columbus Day Program Book for 2000.
Location (N 38°56'0" - W 77°0'2")
Item Code: usdc08;
Added: 13 October 2000
/ Photograph: 13 October 2000
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