Christopher Columbus statue

Title

Christopher Columbus statue

Description

This bronze statue, cast by Gorham's Bronze Division in 1893, gives name to Columbus Square at the intersection of Elmwood and Reservoir Avenues in Providence. It is a replica of silver statue sculpted by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty, and displayed at Gorham's pavilion at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition.

Creator

Gorham Manufacturing Company

Date

1893

Files

ColumbusGorhamStatue.jpg

Collection

Citation

Gorham Manufacturing Company, “Christopher Columbus statue,” Reservoir of Memories, accessed December 12, 2019, https://reservoirofmemories.omeka.net/items/show/51.