Albert Gallatin (Fraser)

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Albert Gallatin
Albert Gallatin statue.JPG
Artist James Earle Fraser
Year Completed 1941; Dedicated 1947
Type Bronze
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°53′54″N 77°02′04″W / 38.898333°N 77.034444°W / 38.898333; -77.034444

Albert Gallatin is a bronze statue by James Earle Fraser.[1] It is located north of the Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.), at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.[2] It was authorized by Congress on January 11, 1927. It was dedicated on October 15, 1947.[3]

The inscription reads:
(Base, front:)
ALBERT GALLATIN
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
GENIUS OF FINANCE
SENATOR AND REPRESENTATIVE
COMMISSIONER FOR THE TREATY OF GHENT
MINISTER TO FRANCE AND GREAT BRITAIN
AND STEADFAST
CHAMPION OF DEMOCRACY
1761-1849

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  1. ^ "Albert Gallatin, (sculpture)". SIRIS
  2. ^ http://www.dcmemorials.com/index_indiv0000780.htm
  3. ^ James M. Goode, Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institute Press, 1974, ISBN 0-87474-138-6, p. 370

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