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Outdoor monuments of Manhattan : a historical guide

Author: Dianne L Durante
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stop, look, and discover-the streets and parks of Manhattan are filled with beautiful historic monuments that will entertain, stimulate, and inspire you. Among the fifty-four monuments in this volume are major figures in American history: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, the Marquis de Lafayette, Horace Greeley, and Gertrude Stein; more obscure figures: Daniel Butterfield, J. Marion Sims, and King Jagiello; as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne L Durante
ISBN: 0814719864 9780814719862 0814719872 9780814719879
OCLC Number: 70839780
Description: vii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Statue of Liberty / Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi --
John Ericsson / Jonathan Scott Hartley --
Giovanni da Verrazzano / Ettore Ximenes --
Continents / Daniel Chester French --
Charging Bull / Arturo Di Modica --
George Washington / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Horace Greeley / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Nathan Hale / Frederick MacMonnies --
Fiorello La Guardia / Neil Estern --
Peter Cooper / Augustus Saint Gaudens --
Alexander Lyman Holley / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Washington Arch / Hermon MacNeil and Alexander Stirling Calder --
George Washington / Henry Kirke Brown --
Marquis de Lafayette / Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi --
Abraham Lincoln / Henry Kirke Brown --
Peter Stuyvesand / Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney --
Edwin Booth as Hamley / Edmond T. Quinn --
Roscoe Conkling / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Farragut Monument / Augustus Saint Gaudens --
Samuel Rea / Adolph A. Weinman --
Bell Ringers' Mounment (James Gordon Bennett Memorial) / Antonin Jean Paul Carles --
William Cullen Bryant Memorial / Herbert Adams --
Gertrude Stein / Jo Davidson --
William Earl Dodge / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Cornelius Vanderbilt / Ernst Plassmann --
Glory of Commerce / Jules-Felix Coutan --
Father Francis P. Duffy / Charles Keck --
Prometheus / Paul Manship --
Atlas / Lee Lawrie --
News / Isamu Noguchi --
Sherman Monument / Augustus Saint Gaudens --
Simón Bolívar / Sally James Farnham --
Jóse Martí / Anna Hyatt Huntington --
Maine Mounment / Attilio Piccirilli --
Columbus Monument / Gaetano Russo --
Christopher Columbus / Jeronimo Suñol --
William Shakespeare / John Quincy Adams Ward --
Richard Morris Hunt Memorial / Daniel Chester French --
King Jagiello / Stanislaw Kazimierz Ostrowski --
Eleanor Roosevelt / Penelope Jencks --
Verdi Monument / Pasquale Civiletti --
Theodore Roosevelt / James Earle Fraser --
Alexander Hamilton / Carl Conrads --
Joan of Arc / Anna Hyatt Huntington --
Firemen's Memorial / Attilio Piccirilli --
Straus Memorial / Augustus Lukeman --
Dr. James Marion Sims / Ferdinand von Miller II --
De Witt Clinton / Adolph A. Weinman --
Alma Mater / Daniel Chester Frency --
Thomas Jefferson / William Ordway Partridge / Carl Schurz Monument --
Daniel Butterfield / Gutzon Borglum --
Alexander Hamilton / William Ordway Partridge / El Cid Campeador / Anna Hyatt Huntington.
Responsibility: Dianne Durante.
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"Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan is a primer on getting to know our citys monuments. . . . Each entry has a uniform structure. It contains a photo, vital stats (year dedicated, size, materials), an & Read more...

 
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