The National Monument to the Forefathers (unfinished)

The National Monument to the Forefathers (unfinished)

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; The National Monument to the Forefathers; text on verso tells about The National Monument to the Forefathers; sold by A. S. Burbank, Bookseller and Stationer; depicts the 81 foot tall monument commisioned by the Pilgrim Society, cornerstone laid in 1859 and completed in 1888 and dedicated on August 01, 1889; monument faces northeast to Plymouth Harbor; octagonal pedestal with four projecting buttresses; four small and four large faces; main statue is "Faith" with right hand pointing up and left hand clutching Christian bible; this image depicts the unfinished monument since some of the smaller statues on the pedestal are missing
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stereograph
date made
1859-1888
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Plymouth
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0273
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0273
subject
Monuments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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