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SAITO, Hirosi memorial (Japanese Pagoda) at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
by Unknown (click name for more of that artist's work)

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With MacDonough Hall in the background

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Looking toward Santee Basin

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In memory of Japanese Ambassador Hirosisaito who died in Washington on Jan 26, 1939 & whose remains were by order of President Franklin D Roosevelt conveyed on board the USS Astoria to his native land. In grateful appreciation of American sympathy and courtesy this pagoda was presented by his wife and child on to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis October 1940

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With Luce Hall in the background

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0003000/03258_0010015029 (added ca. 4/21/2007)

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Medium: Granite
Artist:
Unknown (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Nationalities
Location: Holloway Rd (West side of Luce Hall) Washington, D.C. Suburbs Maryland, US Naval Academy

Nearest Metro: New Carrollton (Orange) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number MD000503 (dcMem ID #3258 )

Links & other sources
USNA website
1939 Time magazine article about Saito
Wikipedia article on the USS Astoria (mentioning Saito)

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