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William Rufus King - Clinton, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 34° 59.861 W 078° 19.423
17S E 744252 N 3876059
Quick Description: Dead center in the face of the courthouse centering on the star way.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2011 9:46:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMB9BE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
Views: 6

Long Description:

County of Bust: Sampson County
Text on Base:

WILLIAM RUFUS KING
1786 --- 1853
Native Son of Sampson County
Congressman
Minister to France
Senator and
Vice-President of the United States

TITLE: William Rufus King, (sculpture).

ARTIST(S): Gruppe, Karl Heinrich, 1893-1982, sculptor.

DATE: Cast 1930.

MEDIUM: Bust: bronze; Base: granite.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS NC000083

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Located: Main St. & Wall St., courthouse lawn, Clinton. Statue Proper Description: Excellent likeness of bust upon a single column of granite. Text shown above.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
I could discern no noticeable differences


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