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Horace Greeley map_it

  • Location: Northeast corner of the park
  • Sculptor: John Quincy Adams Ward
  • Architect: Richard Morris Hunt
  • Description: Seated figure (over life-size) on integral plinth, on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, Quincy granite (polished)
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 7'2'; Plinth H: 5" W: 5'8" D: 6'8"; Pedestal H: 5'7" W: 5'8" D: 6'8"
  • Cast: 1890
  • Dedicated: 1916
  • Foundry: Henry Bonnard Bronze Co
  • Donor: Tribune Association
  • Inscription: HORACE GREELEY / FOUNDER OF / THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE /

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