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United States of America
Providence
Rhode Island

Columbus Square

Christopher Columbus

Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Gorham Co.
1893

Providence /  Christopher Columbus   Providence /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Columbus with a globe, pointing towards onder. Bronze statue on half-ton marble base.

Inscription(s)

"COLUMBUS" and the dates "1492" (left) and "1893" (right).
The bronze is signed "Bartholdi 1893".

Annotation

Donated by the Christopher Columbus Committee. It is a copy of the silver statue made for the Columbian Exposition in 1893 in Chicago.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°47'48" W 71°25'32"

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