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Van Cortlandt Park

Algernon Sidney Sullivan map_it

  • Sculptor: Jonathan Scott Hartly
  • Architect: Frank E. Wallis
  • Description: Stele with fountain bases
  • Materials: Deer Island granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 10'2" W: 4'3" D: 4'6"
  • Dedicated: 1906
  • Donor: Citizens of New York
  • Inscription: Front: IN HONOR OF / ALGERNON - SIDNEY - SULLIVAN / JURIST - STATESMAN - ORATOR / BORN 1826 --- DIED 1887 / HE REACHED OUT BOTH HANDS IN / CONSTANT HELPFULNESS TO HIS / FELLOWMEN / ERECTED BY CITIZENS OF NEW YORK / 1906 / FRANK E. WALLIS - ARCHITECT /

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