Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
Tombstone of Alvin C. York with brass plaque and engraved decorations. The decorations above the plaque depict York's Congressional Medal of Honor, a rifle with bayonet attached, and an M1917 "Tommy" helmet. 35mm slide labeled "York Memorial 5."
The statue of Alvin York on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. The statue's sculptor, Felix De Weldon, and York's widow, Gracie, are photographed viewing the statue. The Tennessee State Capitol building, a cannon, and the equestrian statue of...
The gravesite of Sergeant Alvin C. York and his wife, Gracie, near Pall Mall, Tennessee. A flag is flying above the grave. Other burial plots, the grounds of the cemetery, and the surrounding landscape are pictured.
The front plate of William Strickland's European architectural sketchbook. The sketch shows a watercolor drawing of a vine-covered monument with a Latin inscription. The translation reads: "Selected profane and sacred images of Britain and Roman...
Sculpture; Public sculpture; Monuments & memorials; Capitols; Soldiers; Firearms; Uniforms
The Alvin C. York Memorial on the southeast corner of the State Capitol grounds, Nashville, Tennessee. York, wearing a World War I uniform, is aiming a rifle; the Tennessee State Capitol is visible in the background.
Strickland's watercolor drawing of the Tomb (Pyramid) of Caius Cestius, showing the pyramid in the foreground. Also shown are the Roman walls, and the Porta San Paolo gates. Also in the foreground is the Protestant Cemetery. Strickland provides...
Scenes of Memphis: Cossit Library; Lily Pond, Overton Park; Country Club; Landing at Riverside Park; Handling Cotton; Forest [i.e. Forrest] Monument; Tennessee Trust Building. Two-cent red George Washington postage stamp.
Monument with sculpture of soldier atop marble base at funeral parade rest. He is leaning on his rifle, which is pointed down. Image features sculpture surrounded by tombstones and trees within the cemetery.