This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... III DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT The monument was dedicated with impressive exercises on Monday, December 6, 1915, beginning at 2:30 ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... III DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT The monument was dedicated with impressive exercises on Monday, December 6, 1915, beginning at 2:30 P. M. The invitation cards had at the top a representation of. the statue embossed in silver, and underneath it, in a text similar to to that of the period of Joan of Arc, and printed in blue ink, the following: The Joan of Arc Statue Committee with the cooperation of the Honorable Cabot Ward President of the Park Commission of the City of New York requests the honor of your presence, with ladies, at the unveiling of the Statue of Joan of Arc on Riverside Drive at Ninety-third Street on the afternoon of Monday, the sixth of December One thousand, nine hundred and fifteen at half after two o'clock Please send response to The Joan of Arc Statue Committee Twenty West Thirty-seventh Street City of New York The day was partly cloudy. Some fine flakes of snow fell during the morning but none in the afternoon. A brisk northwest wind blew in the forenoon, but it subsided to 12 miles an hour at 2 p. M. The temperature at that time was 35 above zero. The weather, on the whole, was favorable and there was a large attendance of men and women, including prominent officials and leading citizens. A stand with seats for two hundred persons, erected in front of the monument and facing it, accommodated the speakers, principal guests and delegates. About 200 chairs were arranged on the paved terrace around the monument and 500 more on the adjacent ground. These were all filled and hundreds of persons stood. The stand was artistically draped with a large American flag and with blue and white bunting, and the rostrum was further embellished with two shields bearing the d'Arc family coat-ofarms, and with a large floral piece in the shape...Read Less
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