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Monuments were a major source of income for the Hallowell Granite Works. The Pearson Monument shows the detail that could be accomplished by using Hallowell's fine-grained granite. Notable Granite Works monuments include the Pilgrim's monument, Plymouth, Massachusetts.; Soldiers' monument, Boston Common, Stonewall Jackson monument, New Orleans, Louisiana, George Pullman monument, Chicago Illinois, and the Yorktown Monument, Yorktown, Virginia.
About This Item
- Title: Pearson Monument, Hallowell Granite Works, ca.1880
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Location: Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 16.3 cm x 10.6 cm
- Local Code: B-79
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Stone carvers--Maine--Hallowell
- Italian Americans--Maine
- Hallowell Granite Works
- Granite industry and trade--Maine--Hallowell
- Carvers (Decorative artists)--Maine--Hallowell
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115 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
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