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MARTINY, Philippe or Philip

Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1858 - New York City, New York, United States 1927

Maker: Bureau Brothers, Philadelphia

Abingdon Doughboy, monument aux soldats du voisinage morts pendant la Première Guerre mondiale

Abingdon Doughboy, Monument to the Soldiers of the Neighbourhood dead during the First World War

1921

bronze

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 85 x 46 x 46 in.

signed: PH - MARTINY - SC
foundry mark: Bureau bro's / Bronze founders / Phil. PennA
inscrbed: ERECTED / BY POPULAR SUBSCRIPTION / IN HONOR / OF THE BRAVE MEN / WHO WENT FORTH / FROM THIS NEIGHBOR- / HOOD TO JOIN THE / ARMED FORCES OF / THE UNITED STATES DURING THE WORLD WAR

Photo credit: ph Clémentine Delplancq, été 2013

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Provenance

  • 1921, dedicated, gift of the Jefferson Democratic Club
  • located in Abingdon Square

Bibliography

  • http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/abingdonsquare/monuments/1942