Chief Justice John Marshall

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Chief Justice John Marshall
MarshallWash DC 3.jpg
Artist William Wetmore Story
Year 1883
Type Bronze
Dimensions 190 cm × 130 cm × 196.9 cm (75 in × 51 in × 77 12 in)
Location Northeast, Washington, D.C., United States
Owner US Supreme Court
General Services Administration (recast)
Fairmount Park Commission(recast)

Chief Justice John Marshall is a bronze sculpture of John Marshall, by American sculptor William Wetmore Story. It is located at the Supreme Court, 1 First Street, Northeast, Washington, D.C. It was dedicated on May 10, 1884, by Morrison Waite.[1] It was relocated from the West Terrace, of the United States Capitol.[2]

There are two recasts:

The inscription reads:
W. W. STORY ROMA 1883
J. ARTHUR LIMERICK CO
FOUNDERS-BALTO-MD
(Base, east side:)
PRESENTED TO THE
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
BY JAMES M. BUCK
1931
(seal of the Fairmount Park Art Association)
(Base, west side:)
JOHN MARSHALL
CHIEF JUSTICE
OF THE UNITED STATES
1801-1835
AS SOLDIER HE FOUGHT THAT THE
NATION MIGHT COME INTO BEING
AS EXPOUNDER OF THE CONSTITUTION
HE GAVE IT LENGTH OF DAYS

See also[edit]

Philadelphia recast at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

References[edit]

Side view at Judiciary Square
  1. ^ http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924020622985
  2. ^ "Statue of John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "John Marshall: Chief Justice of the United States, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Chief Justice John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 

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