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Photographer: J. J. Prats
Taken: June 15, 2008
Caption: Thomas Jefferson, Across the Lawn from George Washington
Additional Description: 1915 bronze by Karl Bitter (1867–1915) is a little over 4 feet tall on a four foot base. The inscription on the base reads “I am closing the last scene of my life by fashioning and fostering an establishment for the instruction of those who come after us. I hope that its influence on their virtue, freedom, fame and happiness will be salutory and permanent.”
Submitted: July 1, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p26693
File Size: 1.362 Megabytes
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