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D'Auria-Murphy Triangle

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Christopher Columbus

  • Location: East 183rd St, Crescent Ave, Adams Place
  • Sculptor: Attilio Piccirilli
  • Description: Bust on plinth on pedestal supported by two-part base
  • Materials: Bust and plinth--Carrara marble; Pedestal and base--granite
  • Dimensions: Bust and plinth H: 4'3" W: 4'4" D: 2'3"; Pedestal H: 5'7" W: 2'7" D: 2'3"
  • Dedicated: c. 1926; 1992 (rededication)
  • Inscription: 1) Sculpture: A. PICCIRILLI /

    2) Pedestal :COLVMBVS / OCTOBER 12 1492 /

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