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Title: Washington Monument, Washington, D. C.

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Bibliographic Metadata

Title: Washington Monument, Washington, D. C.
Archive: George Mason University
Collection name: Professor Lytton Post Card Collection
Document location: Washington Monument Post Card Collection
Publication location: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.

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Description: at Washington is a stupendous shaft of granite, 555 feet 5 1-3 inches in height. It is 55 feet square at the base, 34 feet at the top, and terminates in a pyramid of pure aluminum. The foundation of rock and cement is 36 feet deep, 125 feet square. The cornerstone was laid 1848, the Monument was finished in 1885. It is the highest work of masonry in the world.
Subjects: The Washington National Monument

Technical Metadata

Date scanned: 02/01/2007
Person scanning: Pim van den Assum
Date converted: 02/01/2007
Person converting: Pim van den Assum
Scanner used: HP scanjet 8290
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