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Christopher Columbus Memorial, Union Station Plaza, Washington, D. C., circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Christopher Columbus Memorial, Union Station Plaza, Washington, D. C., circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "The Columbus Memorial on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian). A Globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella."
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Columbus, Christopher
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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