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Introduction
1)
Title
Seward
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
573
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 25, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
November 14, 2007
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
Outstanding/notable citizen/person
3)
Leader: National / Foreign
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
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
6700-727.1, 6700-727.2, 6700-727.3, 6700-727.4
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Rogers, Randolph
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Royal Bronze Foundry Ferdinand von Miller 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Munich 
13.3)
Fabricator State
 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
Germany 
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
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)
1873
5)
September 27, 1876
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
567 , 569 , 570 , 571 , 572
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
P & M: 1830-1860
Demography
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1)
File Number
50B
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10010
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7415690000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.9887620000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Broadway
11)
Intersecting Street 2
23rd St
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Madison Square Park
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Man-made
16)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
17.1)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
17.2)
1866-1913
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Government Materials
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: William Henry Seward
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Start -- Assumed to be the year Rogers received commission
MAINTENANCE: Community group -- Madison Square Park Conservancy
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; SIRIS; Saltus and Tisne, Statues of New York
COMMENT: "Seward...first New Yorker to be honored with a public monument erected in the city." (Gayle and Cohen)
COMMENT: The "...first statue to be erected in the park...." (Conservancy website, above)
CODE-5-Manhattan




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