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Greeley Square Park

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  • Sculptor: Alexander Doyle
  • Description: Seated figure on integral plinth (over life-size),on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, Quincy granite (polished)
  • Cast: 1892
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1894
  • Foundry: Henry Bonnard Bronze Co
  • Donor: New York Typographical Union No. 6
  • Inscription: THIS STATUE OF THE FIRST PRESIDENT / NEW YORK TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION
    NO. 6 / WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY / HORACE GREELY
    POST NO. 577 G.A.R. / NEW YORK TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION NO.6 AND/
    BROOKLYN TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION NO. 98 / GIVEN TO THE CITY OF NEW
    YORK IN 1890

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