xml/lby.00135.xml Icons of Liberty: Peace Monument

Franklin Simmons, Peace Monument (1877)

Franklin Simmons, Peace Monument (1877). Marble. Located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 1st Street, NW, Washington. Reproduced from James M. Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1974, 242. The allegorical figures at the top of the monument show America weeping on the shoulders of History over the loss of her naval defenders during the Civil War.

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