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Introduction
1)
Title
Bolivar Monument
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1663
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
January 14, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
January 14, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
September 02, 2006
Content
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1)
Patriotism
2)
Foreign national/NonAmerican
3)
Military
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Equestrian Group
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Large
6)
Main + One
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6702-103.1, 6702-103.2, 6702-103.3, 6702-103.4
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Farnham, Sally James
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Roman Bronze Works 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Brooklyn 
13.3)
Fabricator State
NY 
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
4 Satisfactory
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.4 Satisfactory (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1883
5)
April 19, 1921
6)
April 19, 1951
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
50A
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10019
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7657467000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.9763617000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Avenue of the Americas
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Central Park South
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Bolivar Plaza
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Artists' Gate
15)
Man-made
16)
Government, Other
17)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
January 14, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Correspondence
19.4)
Government Materials
19.5)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: General Simon Jose Antonio Bolivar
TITLE ALTERNATIVES: Simon Bolivar Monument
DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: Start -- Assumed to be 1883, year when Venezuela presented to the City of NY the original statue by R. de la Cora
DESIGN: For story behind the several monuments to Bolivar, see forgottendelights.com, above, or Saltus and Tisne, below (pp. 89-92)
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group -- Central Park Conservancy
LEAD SPONSOR(S): Government, Other -- Venezuela
SOURCES: Parks and Recreation; Durante, http://www.forgottendelights.com/; 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; Saltus and Tisne, Statues of New York; SIRIS; Taft, History of American Sculpture
CODE-5-Manhattan
CODE-7-Spanish
CODE-9-Noteable: "The Liberator"



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