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BLACKSTONE, Sir William: Statue at the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C.
by Paul Wayland Bartlett (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Judiciary Square & East Downtown area (click link for more in that area)

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Sir William Blackstone (originally pronounced Blexstun) (10 July 1723 14 February 1780) was an English jurist and professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England, first published in four volumes over 17651769. It had an extraordinary success, reportedly bringing the author 14,000, and still remains an important source on classical views of the common law and its principles. Source: Wikipedia




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James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 229 Item #6.01; Judiciary Square & East Downtown area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p221 Item #F-1)

Medium: Bronze
Artist: Paul Wayland Bartlett (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Courthouses; Jurists; William Blackstone
Location: Constitution Ave. & 3rd St NW (N side of Const., SE corner of US Court House) Washington, D.C.
See Judiciary Square & East Downtown area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial - Penn Quarter (Yellow - Green) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000191 (dcMem ID #340 )

Links & other sources
ADC Greater Washington, DC Street Map Book (121)
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Blackstone (10)
Wikipedia article on Blackstone

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