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Naval Monument Tripoli
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 16, 2007
Compilation Date (Latest)
July 16, 2007
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Sculpture w/wo pedestal
Scale of Form
Artist/Artistic Group: Micali, Giovanni Charles
Artist/Artistic Group: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
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Comments and Notes
TITLE ALTERNATES: Tripoli Naval Monument, U.S. Naval Monument, Naval Monument, Peace Monument
PORTFILIO: Military selected as the six honorees are all Navy military personnel
CONFLICT: Other -- Barbary Wars
Installed 1808, Washington Navy Yard
Removed 1831 to Capitol, West Front (within a fountain)
Removed 1860 to United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
SITE MAINTENANCE: FedGov-Other Executive -- U.S. Naval Academy
LEAD SPONSORS (1): Family/friends/colleagues -- Officers of the United States Navy, organized by Lt. (later Commordore) David Porter.
LEAD SPONSORS (2): Membership Group/Public Contribution -- For restoration in 2000, led by Captain Warren Johnson ('47):Friends of the Save the Tripoli Monument Committee, Naval Academy alumni, Vice Admiral Eliot H. Bryant & Miriam H. Bryant Endowments
LEAD SPONSORS (3): Government, Federal / Exec / Other -- U.S. Congress; U.S. Navy
SOURCES: Architect of the Capitol, Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol; Fairman, Art and Artists of the Capitol of the United States of America; Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C.; Headley, Janet A. "The Monument without a Public: The Case of the Tripoli Monument." SIRIS; Urdang, The Timetables of American History; wikipedia.org; Wilson, A Guide Book to the United States Naval Academy (in 1923); Wright, Captain C.Q., The Tripoli Monument
COMMENT: The Intersecting Streets -- above, in Annapolis -- put the user at Gate #1, Main entrance.
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