George Washington (Bailly)

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George Washington
Washington Indy Hall.jpg
ArtistJoseph A. Bailly
Yearmarble original 1869
bronze replica 1910
TypeBronze
Dimensions260 cm × 79 cm × 79 cm (102 in × 31 in × 31 in)
LocationPhiladelphia, United States
OwnerNational Park Service

George Washington is a statue of George Washington, by Joseph A. Bailly at Independence Hall, Philadelphia on Chestnut street between 5th and 6th streets.[1]

The marble original, circa 1890s.

The white marble original, installed on the north side of Independence Hall, was dedicated on July 2, 1869, by mayor Daniel M. Fox.[2] It is now located in Conversation Hall, Philadelphia City Hall.[3]

A bronze replica replaced the original, and was dedicated in October 1910.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "WASHINGTON, George Statue in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Joseph Alexis Bailly". dcmemorials.com.
  2. ^ Frances David Whittemore (2005). George Washington in Sculpture. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4179-9051-1.
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Public Art Artist: Joseph Alexis Bailly". www.philart.net.
  4. ^ "George Washington, (sculpture)". Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 9, 2011.

Coordinates: 39°56′56″N 75°09′00″W / 39.94899°N 75.15001°W / 39.94899; -75.15001