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Grant Gore

Ulysses Simpson Grant map_it

  • Sculptor: William Ordway Partridge
  • Description: Equestrian figure on integral plinth on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, dark Barre granite
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 12' W: 18' D: 26'; Pedestal H: 15'2" W: 18'6" D: 34'
  • Cast: 1896
  • Dedicated: April 27, 1896
  • Foundry: M.H. Mosman, Chicopee, MA
  • Donor: Union League of Brooklyn
  • Inscription: 1) pedestal front: "GRANT"

    2) pedestal rear: "PRESENTED / TO THE CITY / BY THE UNION LEAGUE CLUB / OF
    BROOKLYN / APRIL 27TH 189"

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