Stuyvesant Square

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Peter Stuyvesant

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  • Location: 2nd Avenue at 16th St.
  • Sculptor: Gertrude Whitney
  • Description: Statue on pedestal
  • Materials: Swensons pink granite, bronze
  • Dedicated: 1941
  • Foundry: Roman Bronze Works, NY
  • Donor: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
  • Inscription: PETER STUYVESANT / DIRECTOR - GENERAL / OF / NEW NETHERLAND / 1647 - 1664 /

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