General John J. Pershing Statue 1921, Artist: Haig Patigian (1876-1960), Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

In Context
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The statue of General John J. Pershing stood on a pedestal surrounded by greenery. The statue was sculpted by Haig Patigian, an Armenian-American artist.


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Across The Street
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The statue of General John J. Pershing was erected on a pedestal kitty corner and across the street from the de Young Museum. A crosswalk and stop sign provided a semi-safe means to access the sculpture.


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The Statue
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A closer view of the statue. General John J. Pershing stood in uniform and gazed perpetually across the street at the Golden Gate Park bandstand.


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Front View
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The front view of the General John J. Pershing statue. He was dressed in an officer's uniform with his pants tucked into a high pair of boots.


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The Sign
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The sign identifying this sculpture was posted on the pedestal just below the front of General John J. Pershing. It read,

In Tribute To General
Pershing And The Vic-
torious Armies Of The
United States And Her
Co-Belligerents During
The World War 1914-1918

Presented By
Dr. Morris Herzstein
1922


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Shrubs And Flowers
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A handsome arrangement of green shrubs and flowers were arranged around the base of the General John J. Pershing sculpture.


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Artist Signature
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The artist's signature was etched into the base of the General John J. Pershing sculpture just below the right boot. It read, "Haig Patigian 1921."


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