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Stereograph of Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass., undated

PC001.04.01.USMA.0280.0020.002 (RS1775)

Description

The Sphinx, a Civil War commemorative sculpture by Martin Milmore, is shown with bystanders at the Mount Auburn Cemetery. The left side of the image reads "C.W. Woodward, Rochester, New York." The Mount Auburn Cemetery straddles the town line between Cambridge and Watertown, and this sculpture is in Watertown.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001775
AccessID: 3752
Other identifier: HNEDID-001775
GUSN
196946
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0280.0020.002

Record details

Originator
Woodward, C. W. (Charles Warren), 1836-1894 (Publisher)
Other People
Milmore, Martin, 1844-1883
Descriptive Terms
cemeteries
commemorative sculpture
memorials
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Cambridge, Mass.)
Places
Watertown (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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Comments

Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by David Russo on November 14, 2013
The Sphinx is in the Watertown portion of the cemetery.

Re: Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on January 31, 2014
Hello again, Mr. Russo,

As with your other comments, we very much appreciate having this information. I have updated the record to reflect that this statue is in the Watertown part of the cemetery, and I thank you again for providing us with this information.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England