Chief Justice John Marshall
|Chief Justice John Marshall|
|Artist||William Wetmore Story|
|Dimensions||190 cm × 130 cm × 196.9 cm (75 in × 51 in × 77+1⁄2 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. It was relocated from the West Terrace, of the United States Capitol.
There are two recasts:
- at John Marshall Park, near Judiciary Square, C Street and 3rd Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C.,38°53′36″N 77°01′03″W / 38.8933°N 77.0176°W
- and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.39°57′58″N 75°10′54″W / 39.9662°N 75.1818°W
The inscription reads:
W. W. STORY ROMA 1883
J. ARTHUR LIMERICK CO
(Base, east side:)
PRESENTED TO THE
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
BY JAMES M. BUCK
(seal of the Fairmount Park Art Association)
(Base, west side:)
OF THE UNITED STATES
AS SOLDIER HE FOUGHT THAT THE
NATION MIGHT COME INTO BEING
AS EXPOUNDER OF THE CONSTITUTION
HE GAVE IT LENGTH OF DAYS
- ^ "Exercises at the ceremony of unveiling the statue of John Marshall, chief justice of the United States, in front of the Capitol, Washington, May 10, 1884". Washington, Govt. print. off. 1884.
- ^ "Statue of John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
- ^ "John Marshall: Chief Justice of the United States, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
- ^ "Chief Justice John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
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