Monuments and carvings

  • Arlington Bridge eagles, Washington, DC., 1930s. (below left)
  • Celtic Cross at Butterfield Estate, Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1923. (below right)
Source: Yorktown Museum
  • Coins of the World at the City Bank-Farmers Trust Building, now landmarked as 20 Exchange Place in lower Manhattan.  The 11 coins surrounding the arched entrance to the bank building represent the many countries where the bank was located. (below)
Source: Yorktown Museum
  • Eugene Field Memorial, Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois, 1922. Field was a journalist and children’s poet. (below) 
Source: Milestone Heritage Consulting
  • George T. Bliss Mausoleum, Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City.
  • Grave of Joseph Medill McCormick, Middle Creek Cemetery, Winnebago, Illinois. McCormick was a congressman and senator from Illinois. (below left) According to a 1932 article, because the specifications for the grotto-like grave called for “natural granite boulders,” when the boulders were shipped, they retained the moss that was growing on them in order to maintain the “natural effect.”
  • Joan d’Arc statue base, Riverside Drive at West 93rd Street, New York City, 1915. (below right)
  • New York State Office Building, 20 Centre Street, New York City, Great Seals of the State and City of New York. (below)
  • Sheridan statue base, Sheridan Circle, Washington, DC. Early 1900s. The statue is of General Philip Sheridan and depicts Sheridan at the end of his famous ride to Winchester, Virginia.
  • Statue of John W. Mackay base, Reno, Nevada, 1908. Mackay was prominent in the state’s mining industry.
Sheridan statue base
Statue of John W. Mackay base

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