Commodore John Barry
Commodore John Barry Memorial (994a2983-e93e-424c-81ec-a8fb8ba2966c).jpg
ArtistJohn Boyle
Year1913
Typebronze
Statue of John Barry
Statue of John Barry is located in Washington, D.C.
Statue of John Barry
LocationFranklin Park, Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°54′7″N 77°1′54″W / 38.90194°N 77.03167°W / 38.90194; -77.03167Coordinates: 38°54′7″N 77°1′54″W / 38.90194°N 77.03167°W / 38.90194; -77.03167
Part ofAmerican Revolution Statuary (ID78000256[1])
Added to NRHPJuly 14, 1978

Commodore John Barry is a bronze statue of John Barry, sculpted by John Boyle and designed by architect Edward Pearce Casey.[2]

It is located at Franklin Square (Washington, D.C.), 14th Street and K Street N.W. Washington, D.C.[3][4][5][6] It was dedicated on May 16, 1914.

The inscription reads:
(Base, south face:)
J.J. Boyle
(Base, front:)

JOHN BARRY

COMMODORE UNITED STATES NAVY
BORN COUNTY WEXFORD IRELAND 1745

DIED IN PHILADELPHIA 1803

(Base, east face:)
John J. Boyle
Sculptor
Edward P. Casey Architect

As part of American Revolution Statuary in Washington, D.C. the statue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Commodore John Barry, (sculpture)". SIRIS
  3. ^ "BARRY, John: Memorial on the west side of Franklin Park in Washington, D.C. by John J Boyle located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area". www.dcmemorials.com. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Commodore John Barry - Washington, D.C. - Smithsonian Art Inventory Sculptures on". Waymarking.com. Retrieved 2022-05-03.
  5. ^ "Commodore John Barry Statue - Washington - RecreationParks.net". www.recreationparks.net. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  6. ^ "John Barry Memorial Historical Marker". Retrieved 11 September 2018.