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Washington sculpture : a cultural history of outdoor sculpture in the nation's capital

Author: James M Goode; Clift A Seferlis
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2008.
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Takes readers on a tour of Washington, DC's monuments, statues, headstones, and memorials. This study features more than 500 sculptural pieces, and presents critical discussions and histories of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Goode; Clift A Seferlis
ISBN: 9780801888106 0801888107 9780801889981 0801889987
OCLC Number: 183610465
Notes: "This book is a revised and expanded version of The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C.: A Comprehensive Historical Guide (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974)."
Description: xi, 830 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Capitol Hill --
Connecticut Avenue --
The Ellipse --
The Federal Triangle --
Foggy Bottom --
Judiciary Square and downtown east --
The Mall --
Massachusetts Avenue --
North Capitol Street --
Pennsylvania Avenue --
Potomac Park --
Sixteenth Street --
Southwest --
Wisconsin Avenue --
Maryland suburbs --
Virginia suburbs --
Appendix A. Sculpture removed --
Appendix B. Selected biographies of sculptors --
Appendix C. Techniques in executing marble and bronze sculpture.
Other Titles: Outdoor sculpture of Washington, D.C.
Responsibility: James M. Goode ; Clift A. Seferlis, principal photographer, Alex Jamison, associate photographer.
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Quirky details... are what make the new edition... so captivating. -- John Kelly Washington Post 2009 Handsome new volume... An important addition is an exploration of the city's fourteen Read more...

 
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