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Exterior view of Providence City Hall with Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Providence, R.I.

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Title:
Exterior view of Providence City Hall with Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Providence, R.I.
Description:
A view of the front façade of the City Hall in Providence, Rhode Island. Samuel J. F. Thayer designed the five-story granite building in the Second Empire style. The cornerstone was laid on June 24, 1875, and the building was dedicated on November 14, 1878. Sculptor Randolph Rogers created the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, which was dedicated on September 16, 1871. A number of bicycles lean against the fence surrounding the monument. Several pedestrians cross Exchange Place, later renamed Kennedy Plaza.
Format:
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
copy prints
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
war memorials
soldiers' monuments
squares (open spaces)
Second Empire
city halls
exterior views
bicycles
public buildings
government
Dorrance Street (Providence, R.I.)
Exchange Place (Providence, R.I.)
Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Providence, R.I.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments
Architectural photography
Providence (R.I.)
Thayer, Samuel J. F., 1842-1893
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892
Places:
Rhode IslandProvidence (county)Providence
Extent:
1 copy print
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Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
195335
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0060.001