Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Summer 8-1976

Description

On 20 July 1976 the “Independent Man” statue, which sits atop the Rhode Island State House, was returned after spending a year being repaired and receiving a new coat of gold leaf. He also spent some of that time at the Warwick shopping mall. This was the only time since 1899 that the statue was removed from it’s perch.

Notes

http://www.film.ri.gov/indeman.html

http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/statehousetour/floorplan/ind_man.htm

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Type

Public sculpture

Building Style

Renaissance Revival

Subject Headings

Architecture - Monuments - Sculpture - Rhode Island - Providence;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

architecture, renaissance revival; capital city;

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