Atlantes Figures, circa 1899

Atlantes Figures, circa 1899 (HM22J7)

Location: , NY 11238 Kings County
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N 40° 40.251', W 73° 57.834'

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From the Hugh J. Chisolm residence, formerly at 813 5th Avenue, Manhattan, unknown architect

—Limestone —

Atlantes Figures, circa 1899
From the Hugh J. Chisolm residence, formerly at 813 5th Avenue, Manhattan, unknown architect
Limestone
65.130.1-4, Anonymous Arts Recovery Society
These four burly male figures once ornamented the town house built for Hugh J. Chisholm, a wealthy paper manufacturer, at 813 Fifth Avenue. One pair flanked the doorway, and the other two figures appear to support the upper stories. The architectural term atlante - alluding to the mythical Atlas , who supported the sky on his shoulders - refers to the figure of a man used as a column. The house, which stood between Sixty-second and Sixty-third Streets, was demolished in 1961.
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HM NumberHM22J7
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Placed ByThe Brooklyn Museum
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Date Added Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587570 N 4502735
Decimal Degrees40.67085000, -73.96390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.251', W 73° 57.834'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 15.06" N, 73° 57' 50.04" W
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Area Code(s)718, 347, 917
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 186 Eastern Pkwy, NY 11238, US
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