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Introduction
1)
Title
Temperance Fountain
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
348
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 13, 2001
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 30, 2006
6)
Site Worked Last
April 18, 2006
Content
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1)
Ideals
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Not applicable
5)
Not applicable
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Fountain/pool
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Average (life-size)
6)
Main + Three
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
1900-218.1, 1900-218.2, 1900-218.3
10)
Design Preservation
Satisfactory
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Cogswell, Dr. Henry
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Thorwaldsen, Bertel (copy after)
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Moritz J. Seelig 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Brooklyn 
13.3)
Fabricator State
NY 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
13.5)
Fabricator/Builder 2
J. L. Mott Iron Works
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
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)
Not Entered
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Social and Humanitarian Movements
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
10009
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
East 10th
11)
Intersecting Street 2
East 7th
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Avenue A
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Tompkins Square Park
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Citizens/residents
16.2)
Community Group
17)
1866-1913
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 13, 2001
19)
19.1)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 30, 2006
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
Site Survey
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME ALTERNATE: Tompkins Square Fountain
DESIGNER: This Hebe (the water bearer) figure is modeled after Bertel Thorwalden's 1816 original
THEME: Social and Humanitarian Movements -- Temperance, moderation in the consumption of alcohol
SPONSOR(S): Community Group -- Moderation Society (and likely, therefore, the root of the initials M.S. high on the piece)
SPONSOR(S): Citizens/residents -- Henry D. Cogswell, a San Francisco dentist
SOURCES: City of New York, Parks and Recreation; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Greene, New York for New Yorkers; SIRIS
CODE-5-Manhattan



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