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City Employees War Memorial

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  • Location: West of north end of Mall, opposite Naumberg Bandshell
  • Sculptor: Georg John Lober
  • Architect: Otto Langman
  • Description: Flagstaff supported by sleeve ornamented with leaves and ending in four medallions in relief and four standing eagles with outspread wings, on pedestal
  • Materials: Flagstaff--iron; Sleeve--bronze; Pedestal--Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: Sleeve H: 4'11" W: 3'2" D: 3'2"; Pedestal H: 6'1" W: 7'6" D: 7'6"
  • Cast: ca 1926
  • Dedicated: 1926
  • Donor: Mrs. Charles Augustine Robinson
  • Inscription: IN / COMMEMORATION / OF THE HEROISM / AND SACRIFICES / OF THE / CITY EMPLOYEES / WHO FOUGHT / IN THE / VARIOUS WARS / OF THE / UNITED STATES /

    PRESENTED BY / MRS. CHARLES / AUGUSTINE ROBINSON / NATIONAL FLAG-LADY / OF THE VETERANS OF / FOREIGN WARS OF / THE UNITED STATES /

    Seals: State of New York, U. S. Army, U.S. Navy, City of New York

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