Statue of John Barry

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Commodore John Barry
Commodore John Barry Memorial (994a2983-e93e-424c-81ec-a8fb8ba2966c).jpg
ArtistJohn Boyle
Year1913
Typebronze
Statue of John Barry
Statue of John Barry is located in Washington, D.C.
Statue of John Barry
LocationFranklin Park, Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°54′7″N 77°1′54″W / 38.90194°N 77.03167°W / 38.90194; -77.03167Coordinates: 38°54′7″N 77°1′54″W / 38.90194°N 77.03167°W / 38.90194; -77.03167
Part ofAmerican Revolution Statuary (ID78000256[1])
Added to NRHPJuly 14, 1978

Commodore John Barry is a bronze statue of John Barry, sculpted by John Boyle and designed by architect Edward Pearce Casey.[2]

It is located at Franklin Square (Washington, D.C.), 14th Street and K Street N.W. Washington, D.C.[3][4][5][6] It was dedicated on May 16, 1914.

The inscription reads:
(Base, south face:)
J.J. Boyle
(Base, front:)

JOHN BARRY

COMMODORE UNITED STATES NAVY
BORN COUNTY WEXFORD IRELAND 1745

DIED IN PHILADELPHIA 1803

(Base, east face:)
John J. Boyle
Sculptor
Edward P. Casey Architect

As part of American Revolution Statuary in Washington, D.C. the statue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Commodore John Barry, (sculpture)". SIRIS
  3. ^ "BARRY, John: Memorial on the west side of Franklin Park in Washington, D.C. by John J Boyle located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area". www.dcmemorials.com. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Commodore John Barry - Washington, D.C. - Smithsonian Art Inventory Sculptures on". Waymarking.com. Retrieved 2022-05-03.
  5. ^ "Commodore John Barry Statue - Washington - RecreationParks.net". www.recreationparks.net. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  6. ^ "John Barry Memorial Historical Marker". Retrieved 11 September 2018.

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