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Introduction
1)
Title
Lincoln
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1340
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 25, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
February 13, 2009
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
American Presidents
3)
Elected Official: US President
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Average (life-size)
7)
Not applicable
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6701-750.1, 6701-750.2, 6701-750.3, 6701-750.4
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
Small
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Brown, Henry Kirke
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
R. Wood & Company Bronze Founders 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Philadelphia 
13.3)
Fabricator State
PA 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
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
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.6 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1865
5)
September 16, 1870
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1341 , 1342 , 1343 , 1344
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
The American Presidency
Demography
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1)
File Number
50B
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Manhattan
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10003
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7363500000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.9898333000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Broadway
11)
Intersecting Street 2
E. 17th St
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Union Square Park (north)
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Man-made
16)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Government Materials
19.4)
Newspaper
19.5)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Abraham Lincoln
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Cast, 1868. Originally situated southwest corner; moved in 1930 to present location.
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group -- Union Square Partnership
SPONSOR: Membership Group/Public Contribution -- Union League Club (a Republican organization)
SOURCES: Catalogue, Works of Art Belonging to New York City; Craven, Sculpture in America; Fried and Gillon, New York Civic Sculpture; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Greene, New York for New Yorkers; Lederer, All Around the Town; Parks & Recreation, NYC (2/12/2009); Reynolds, Monuments and Masterpieces; Saltus and Tisne, Statues of New York; SIRIS; Taft, History of American Sculpture
COMMENT: Union Square Park is a National Historic Landmark



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