George Peabody (sculpture)
|Artist||William Wetmore Story|
|Dimensions||210 cm × 100 cm × 160 cm (84 in × 40 in × 64 in)|
|Owner||City of Baltimore|
George Peabody is a bronze statue of George Peabody (1795–1869), by William Wetmore Story. The bronze, cast in Rome by Alessandro Nelli's foundry, is located at the East garden of Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore.
It was dedicated on April 7, 1890.
The inscriptions read:
(Sculpture, bronze base, back proper right side of figure:)
(Plinth, bronze plaque on back:)
CITY OF BALTIMORE
APRIL 7, 1890 BY
PRESIDENT OF BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD
A signed Founder's mark appears.
- "George Peabody, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, Maryland, Baltimore survey. 1993. Retrieved September 6, 2011.
- See Ward-Jackson 2003, pp. 338–41.
- Ward-Jackson, Philip (2003). Public Sculpture of the City of London. Public Sculpture of Britain. 7. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. pp. 338–41. ISBN 0853239673.: discusses the full circumstances of the commissioning, erection and reception of the original London statue.
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