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Harriet Tubman Memorial

Manhattan
Location:
West 122nd Street, St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard
Sculptor:
Alison Saar
Architect:
Quennell Rothschild Partners (landscape design)
Description:
Over-lifesize portrait sculpture
Materials:
Bronze, Chinese granite
Dimensions:
Approx. 13' H 14' L
Cast:
2007
Dedicated:
Nov. 13, 2008
Foundry:
Decker Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Fabricator:
Decker Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Donor:
Percent for Art, Department of Cultural Affairs
Inscription:
HARRIET TUBMAN MEMORIAL
ALISON SAAR
SWING LOW, 2007
PLAZA DESIGN IN COLLABORATION WITH
QUENNELL ROTHSCHILD & PARTNERS LLP
COMMISSIONED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK
MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT'S OFFICE
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS PERCENT FOR ART PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION


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