Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia)

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George Washington
Washington Indy Hall.jpg
The statue in 2011
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia) is located in Philadelphia
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia)
Location in Philadelphia
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia) is located in Pennsylvania
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia)
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia) (Pennsylvania)
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia) is located in the United States
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia)
Statue of George Washington (Philadelphia) (the United States)
Coordinates39°56′56″N 75°09′00″W / 39.94899°N 75.15001°W / 39.94899; -75.15001 (George Washington)Coordinates: 39°56′56″N 75°09′00″W / 39.94899°N 75.15001°W / 39.94899; -75.15001 (George Washington)
LocationIndependence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
DesignerJoseph A. Bailly
MaterialBronze
Length79 centimetres (31 in)
Width79 centimetres (31 in)
Height260 centimetres (100 in)
Dedicated date1869 (marble original)
1910 (bronze reproduction)
Dedicated toGeorge Washington

George Washington is a statue of George Washington, by Joseph A. Bailly at Independence Hall, Philadelphia on Chestnut street between 5th and 6th streets.[1]

The marble original, circa 1890s.

The white marble original, installed on the north side of Independence Hall, was dedicated on July 2, 1869, by mayor Daniel M. Fox.[2] It is now located in Conversation Hall, Philadelphia City Hall.[3]

A bronze replica replaced the original, and was dedicated in October 1910.[4]

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  1. ^ "WASHINGTON, George Statue in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Joseph Alexis Bailly". dcmemorials.com.
  2. ^ Frances David Whittemore (2005). George Washington in Sculpture. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4179-9051-1.
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Public Art Artist: Joseph Alexis Bailly". www.philart.net.
  4. ^ "George Washington, (sculpture)". Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 9, 2011.