Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial

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Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial
Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial Control IAS 78250071 Front.jpg
Artist Lee Oskar Lawrie
Year  ()
Type Marble
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°56′51.58″N 77°0′40.2″W / 38.9476611°N 77.011167°W / 38.9476611; -77.011167
Owner Rock Creek Cemetery

Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial is a public artwork by Lee Lawrie, located at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C., United States. "Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial" was originally surveyed as part of the Smithsonian's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture survey in 1967-1969.[1]

Description[edit]

This grave site memorial is a tall marble stele with relief carvings showing a classical nude male seated with his body turned to the right showing his profile. In his left hand he holds a torch and his right arm rests on an urn.

The front is inscribed:

HUBBARD
BELL
GROSSMAN
PILLOT[1]
Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial Control IAS 78250071 Detail.jpg

Artist[edit]

Main article: Lee Lawrie

Information[edit]

This grave site serves as the final resting place for National Geographic editor Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor and his wife Elsie May Bell (daughter of Alexander Graham Bell). Alexander Graham Bell's parents, Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Bell, are also buried here along with fourteen other individuals marked by bronze markers.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Michael Richman (1967–1969). "Hubbard Bell Grossman Pillot Memorial(sculpture)". Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture. Smithsonian. Retrieved 19 December 2010.