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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Large Acanthus Fountain

ca. 1850 - 1900

 

—GF.1974.9 —

 
Large Acanthus Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
1. Large Acanthus Fountain Marker
Inscription.

Large Acanthus Fountain
ca. 1850 - 1900
GF.1974.9
Cast iron, manufacturer unknown

The renovation of this fountain
was made possible by
a generous grant from the
Smithsonian Women's Committee.

 
Erected 1974 by Smithsonian Institution.
 
Location. 38° 53.303′ N, 77° 1.425′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Jefferson Drive SW 0.1 miles west of 7th Street SW. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington DC 20560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neptune (within shouting distance of this marker); A Common Language (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Arts and Industries Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Arts and Industries Building
Large Acanthus Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
2. Large Acanthus Fountain Marker
(was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Modern Rose (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
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