Historical Monument of the American Republic

Historical Monument of the American Republic

Based upon Erastus Field’s 1876 work of the same name. Fields wanted to really build his version of this; it would have been taller than the Washington Monument. He envisioned a railroad at the top linking the towers where museums would display the nation’s memorabilia. His fanciful project seemed to call for an unabashedly fanciful modern interpretation. So, here it is. Click here to see Erastus Field’s HISTORICAL MONUMENT OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC

and Jlegry Gallery

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