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Date

Summer 8-1978

Description

The “Independent Man” statue, which was erected on the top of the Rhode Island State House in 1899, was removed in 1975 for repairs and to receive a new coat of gold leaf. It was returned in the summer of 1976, and was the only time it left it’s “post” thus far.

Notes

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.

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

Street Address

82 Smith St.

Keywords

architecture, renaissance revival; capital city;

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