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Introduction
1)
Title
Washington Arch (Commander-in-Chief)
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1266
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
May 15, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 30, 2006
6)
Site Worked Last
April 06, 2006
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
American Presidents
3)
Elected Official: US President
5)
Caucasian
6)
War for Independence
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Large
6)
Main + Two
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly and on tablet
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
1900-201.1, 1900-201.2, 1900-201.3, 1900-201.4, 1900-201.5, 1900-201.6, 1900-201.7, 1900-201.8, 1900
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
Yes
11.1)
Parallel Description
Tablet/Plaque
11.2)
Parallel Preservation
Good
11.3)
Parallel Scale Inscription/Text
Average (life-size)
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: MacNeil, Hermon Atkins
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: White, Stanford
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Piccirilli Brothers Marble Carving Studios 
13.2)
Fabricator City
New York 
13.3)
Fabricator State
NY 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
Setting
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1)
Walkway|Street
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
5 Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.8 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1912
5)
May 29, 1916
6)
April 30, 2004
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1042 , 1265 , 1267 , 1574 , 1575
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
The War for Independence
Demography
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1)
File Number
50
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10011
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
5th Av
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Waverly
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Washington Square North
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Washington Square Park
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Citizens/residents
16.2)
Community Group
16.3)
Government, Local
17)
Revolution: War/Governance | 1774-1788
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
May 15, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Journal
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 30, 2006
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Site Survey
21.2)
Newspaper
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
TITLE: Washington Arch: Washington as Commander-in-Chief, Accompanied by Fame and VAlor
TITLES, OTHER: Washington as Commander-in-Chief, Accompanied by Fame and Valor;
Memorial Arch; Washington Square Arch: Washington at War; Washington at War.
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Dedication date -- 5/29/1916 based on a New York Times notice of 5/30/1916;
appears to have been a private unveiling with the public viewing to follow.
SPONSOR: Community group -- Washington Arch Committee, William Rhinelander Stewart, head
SOURCES: Bogart, Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City;
Catalogue, Works of Art Belonging to New York City, Vol II; Fried and Gillon,
New York Civic Sculpture; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture;
Lederer, All Around the Town; Reynolds, Monuments and Masterpieces; SIRIS;
Saltus and Tisne, Statues of New York
CODE-5-Manhattan



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