Monument to Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Monument to Commodore Matthew C. Perry

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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
Object Name
date made
ca 1869-05
depicted (sitter)
Perry, Matthew C.
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Newport
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
War of 1812
Mexican War
U. S. Navy
War of 1812
Mexican War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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