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Anna Atkins Heckscher map_it

  • Location: Heckscher Playground; Recreation Building west side architrave
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 12" W: 18"
  • Inscription: ANNA ATKINS HECKSCHER / IN MEMORIAM / SOPHIE IRENE LOEB, JOHN H.
    TENNANT / GEORGE P. NICHOLSON / TRUSTEES

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