Monument to Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Description (Brief):

black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry designed by John Quincy Adams Ward in 1869; pedestal designed by Richard Morris Hunt; located in Touro Park in Newport, R.I.; image of a monument with a bronze statue of a man on top of a stone pedestral with a square wrought-iron fence surrounding it set in a park-like setting; statue of man is standing with a sword pointed towards ground in his left hand and drawing his cape up to his chest in his right hand; printed on label on verso "Statue of Com. M. C. Perry, / Newport, R.I. / Photographed by J.A. Williams, / No. 2 Downing's Block."; photograph by J.A. Williams

Date Made: ca 1869-05

Depicted (Sitter): Perry, Matthew C.

Place Made: United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Newport

Subject: SailorsWar of 1812Mexican WarU. S. NavyRelated Event: War of 1812Mexican War


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0613Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0613

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_1899733

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