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Introduction
1)
Title
Humboldt
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1194
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 30, 2003
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 25, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
March 19, 2008
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
Foreign national/NonAmerican
3)
Scientist/Engineer
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Bust of person
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Average (life-size)
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6700-721.1, 6700-721.2, 6700-721.3
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Blaeser, Gustav
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Georg Howaldt & Sohn 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Braunschweig 
13.3)
Fabricator State
 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
Germany 
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
4 Satisfactory
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
4 Satisfactory
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.4 Satisfactory (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
Not Entered
5)
September 14, 1869
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1319 , 1337 , 1338 , 1339
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
C & I: Arts and Sciences
Demography
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1)
File Number
50D
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10024
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7795100000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.9733610000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
77th St
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Central Park West
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Central Park Explorer's Gate
13)
Additional Identifier 2
14)
Links/Websites
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Auxiliary support group
16.2)
Citizens/residents
16.3)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 30, 2003
19)
19.1)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 25, 2004
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
Site Survey
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
DEVELOPMENT: Moved 1981 from East Drive Central Park at Plaza entrance (5th Av and 59 St) to Explorers Gate, Central Park West at 77 St
SPONSOR: Auxillary support group -- Geographical Society
SPONSOR: Membership Group/Public Contribution -- Humboldt Monument Association (of German-American citizens)
SOURCES: Catalogue, Works of Art Belonging to New York City; Durante, Forgotten Delights: The Producers; Fried and Gillon, New York Civic Sculpture; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Lederer, All Around the Town; SIRIS; Saltus and Tisne, Statues of New York
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