Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Washington
District of Columbia

Pennsylvania Avenue 1600  
(White House - Blue Room)

Bust of Christopher Columbus in the White House

Giuseppe Ceracchi
1817

Description

Bust modeled by 18th-century sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi and then carved by others after his death in 1801; purchased for the White House in 1817, together with Ceracchi's bust of Amerigo Vespucci.

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Location N 38°53'51" W 77°2'11"

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Item Code: usdc01; Added: 1 January 1999

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