POSTCARDS OF COLUMBUS MONUMENTS
Washington
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Columbus Monument

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  United States - Washington
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  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: Christopher Columbus Memorial, Union Station Plaza, Washington D.C.
Publisher: S.S. Reynolds Co., Washington D.C.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Sation, Washington, D.C. (v) The Columbus Memorial Fountain, Washington, D.C., is situated on the Union Station Plaza. It is semi-circular in form, seventy feet wide anmd sixty-five feet deep. A shaft forty-five feet high surmounted by a globe borne by four eagles forms the background for the statue of Columbus, who is represented as standing on the prow of a ship, the figure-head of which is a beautiful female figure typifying 'The Spirit of Discovery'. On the left of the shaft is the figure of an Indian portraying the New World, and on the right side the figure of a patriarchal Caucasian representing the Old World, while the rear of the shaft carries a medaillon representing Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The extreme ends are flanked by two enormous lions. Dedicated June the 8th, 1912. Sculptor, Lorado Taft. Cost,, $100,000.
Publisher: W.B. Garrison, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Numbering: Plate 1499
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Sation, Washington, D.C. (v) The Columbus Memorial Fountain, Washington, D.C., is situated on the Union Station Plaza. It is semi-circular in form, seventy feet wide anmd sixty-five feet deep. A shaft forty-five feet high surmounted by a globe borne by four eagles forms the background for the statue of Columbus, who is represented as standing on the prow of a ship, the figure-head of which is a beautiful female figure typifying 'The Spirit of Discovery'. On the left of the shaft is the figure of an Indian portraying the New World, and on the right side the figure of a patriarchal Caucasian representing the Old World, while the rear of the shaft carries a medaillon representing Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The extreme ends are flanked by two enormous lions. Dedicated June the 8th, 1912. Sculptor, Lorado Taft; Cost,, $100,000.
Publisher: W.B. Garrison, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Numbering: 1499
Date: sent 1921
Stamp: 1 ct
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL, UNION STATION PLAZA, WASHINGTON, D.C. (v) THE COLUMBUS MEMORIAL on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000,, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian.) A globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington
Numbering: 28881
Date: Sent 1932
Stamp: US 1c
Notes: :Sent to ?
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Station, Washington, D.C. (v) No. 61487.-The Columbus Memorial Fountain, Washington, D.C., is situated on the Union Station Plaza. It is semi-circular in form, seventy feet wide anmd sixty-five feet deep. A shaft forty-five feet high surmounted by a globe borne by four eagles forms the background for the statue of Columbus, who is represented as standing on the prow of a ship, the figure-head of which is a beautiful female figure typifying 'The Spirit of Discovery'. On the left of the shaft is the figure of an Indian portraying the New World, and on the right side the figure of a patriarcal Caucasian representing the Old World, while the rear of the shaft carries a medaillon representing Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The extreme ends are flanked by two enormous lions. Dedicated June the 8th, 1912. Sculptor, Lorado Taft; Cost,, $100,000.
Publisher: W.B. Garrison, Washington, D.C.
Numbering: 61487
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN (v) 4010. - The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington, D.C.
Numbering: 4010
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON, D.C.. (v) UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., 1202 D St., Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Numbering: R-42026
Date: sent undated
Stamp: 1 ct
Notes: :Sent to Wisconsin.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) 114 UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON, D.C.. (v) UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington, D.C.
Numbering: Scenic Art Series, 114, 2A-H968
Date: sent 1940
Stamp: 1 ct
Notes: :Sent to Massachusetts
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON, D.C.. (v) UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., 1202 D St., Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Numbering: 98931
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON, D.C.. (v) UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., 1202 D St., Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Numbering: 98931
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Union Station and Columbus Memorial Fountain. Washington, D.C. (v) THE NEW UNION STATION AT WASHINGTON was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington, D.C.
Date: sent 1917
Stamp: 1 ct
Notes: :Sent to Red Creek, N.Y.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Union Station and Columbus Memorial Fountain. Washington, D.C. (v) UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. The building, of white granite, is 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width.
Numbering: R-33301
Date: sent 1913
Stamp: 1 ct
Notes: :Sent to Middelboro, Mass.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL, UNION STATION PLAZA, WASHINGTON, D.C. (v) THE COLUMBUS MEMORIAL on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000,, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian.) A globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella.
Publisher: B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington
Numbering: 28881
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: Christopher Columbus Memorial, Union Station Plaza, Washington D.C. (v) THE COLUMBUS MEMORIAL on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000,, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian.) A globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS' MEMORIAL-UNION STATION PLAZA. WASHINGTON D.C. (v) THE COLUMBUS MEMORIAL on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000,, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian.) A globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella.
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS' MEMORIAL, UNION STATION PLAZA. WASHINGTON D.C. (v) THE COLUMBUS MEMORIAL on the Union Station Plaza, Washington, designed by Lorado Taft, and erected at a cost of $100,000,, consists of a marble fountain, with a statue of Columbus, and figures symbolizing the Spirit of Discovery, the Old World (Caucasian) and New World (Indian.) A globe typefies the new knowledge Columbus gave of the shape of the world, and there are American Eagles and Medallions of Ferdinand and Isabella.
Stamp: us 1c
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (r) Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Sation, Washington, D.C. (v) The Columbus Memorial Fountain, Washington, D.C., is situated on the Union Station Plaza. It is semi-circular in form, seventy feet wide anmd sixty-five feet deep. A shaft forty-five feet high surmounted by a globe borne by four eagles forms the background for the statue of Columbus, who is represented as standing on the prow of a ship, the figure-head of which is a beautiful female figure typifying 'The Spirit of Discovery'. On the left of the shaft is the figure of an Indian portraying the New World, and on the right side the figure of a patriarchal Caucasian representing the Old World, while the rear of the shaft carries a medaillon representing Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The extreme ends are flanked by two enormous lions. Dedicated June the 8th, 1912. Sculptor, Lorado Taft. Cost,, $100,000.
Publisher: W.B. Garrison, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Numbering: Plate 1499
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (v) THE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL The Statue of Christopher Columbus by sculptor Lorado Taft honors the 'Admiral of the Ocean Seas and the Discoverer of the New World.' It is the centerpiece of the Union Station Plaza, a gateway to the Nation's Capital.
Publisher: United States Capitol Historical Society
Date: 1991
Stamp: USA 19ct + Bahamas 1c
  USA - DC - Washington
Inscriptions: (v) THE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL The Statue of Christopher Columbus by sculptor Lorado Taft honors the 'Admiral of the Ocean Seas and the Discoverer of the New World.' It is the centerpiece of the Union Station Plaza, a gateway to the Nation's Capital.
Publisher: United States Capitol Historical Society
Date: 1991
Stamp: USA 19ct + Bahamas 1c