Washington Square Park

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George Washington Accompanied by Wisdom and Justice

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  • Location: Washington Square Arch, west pier, north side
  • Sculptor: Alexander Stirling Calder
  • Description: Standing figure (three/quarters round, over life-size) before two figures (over life-size) in high relief, on integral plinth, pedestal
  • Materials: Granite
  • Cast: 1918
  • Dedicated: 1918
  • Donor: Washington Arch Committee

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