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Statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; printed on label on verso "Statue of Commodore Matthew C. Perry. / Photographed by the Original J. A. Williams, / P.O. Box 507 Newport, R.I."; statue designed by John Quincy Adams Ward and pedestal designed by Richard Morris Hunt, dedicated 1869; image of statue of Perry, standing and wearing his naval uniform; he has his cape gathered in his right hand, clutched at his chest while his sword is in his left hand with tip placed on ground; statue on a circular base which contains wrap-around bronze bas-relief plaque depicting events in Perry's life; rectangular wrought-iron fence surrounds statue
Object Name
stereograph
date made
ca 1869
depicted (sitter)
Perry, Matthew C.
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Newport
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0583
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0583
subject
U. S. Navy
Sailors
Monuments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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