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Abingdon Square

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Abingdon Square Doughboy

  • Location: South end of park; West 12th Street, 8th Avenue, Hudson Street
  • Sculptor: Philip Martiny
  • Architect: William A. Hewlett (pedestal)
  • Description: Figure (heroic scale) on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: H:1'7-1/2" W: 10'3" D: 10'3"
  • Cast: ca. 1921
  • Dedicated: 1921
  • Foundry: Bureau Brothers, Philadelphia
  • Donor: The Jefferson Democratic Club
  • Inscription: ERECTED / BY POPULAR SUBSCRIPTION / IN HONOR / OF THE BRAVE MEN / WHO WENT FORTH / FROM THIS NEIGHBOR- / HOOD TO JOIN THE / ARMED FORCES OF / THE UNITED STATES DURING THE WORLD WAR

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