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BURKE, Edmund: Statue near Mount Vernon Square in Washington, D.C.
by J Harvard Thomas
located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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BURKE
1729 - 1797
"MAGNANIMITY
IN POLITICS IS
NOT SELDOM THE
TRUEST WISDOM"

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THIS STATUE
A COPY OF THE WORK
OF HAVARD THOMAS IN
THE CITY OF BRISTOL
ENGLAND WAS PRESENTED
THROUGH THE SULGRAVE
INSTITUTION TO
THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA
BY SIR CHARLES CHEERS
WAKEFIELD BARONET
FORMERLY LORD MAYOR
OF LONDON
ERECTED A.D. 1922

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 329 Item #8.04; Massachusetts Avenue area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p277 Item #H-5)

Medium: Bronze
Artist: J Harvard Thomas
Related subjects: National Figures outside the US
Location: Massachusetts Ave. & 11th (N of Mass Ave, W of 11th St) Washington, D.C.
See Massachusetts Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: McPherson Square (Orange - Blue - Silver) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000140 (dcMem ID #1710 )

Links & other sources
The Names of Washington D.C. (p105)
ADC Greater Washington, DC Street Map Book (85)
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Burke (65)
Wikipedia article on Burke
Edmund Burke Society
Chambers Biographical Dictionary
Burke speech on conciliation with America
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures on Burke statue

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