Stone Mountain

Collection:
Marion Johnson Photograph Collection
Title:
Stone Mountain
Creator:
Johnson, Marion, 1917-1998
Date of Original:
1932/1975
Subject:
Mountains--Georgia--Stone Mountain
Roads--Georgia--Stone Mountain
Location:
United States, Georgia, DeKalb County, Stone Mountain, 33.8081608, -84.170196
United States, Georgia, Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain State Park, 33.832909, -84.151386
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Stone Mountain in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Stone Mountain is composed of granite and has a bas-relief sculpture of Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis carved into its face. The carving was conceived by Helen Plane in 1909, and carved by several artists whose work was subsequently removed from the mountain. In 1964, artist Walker Hancock took up the carving which was eventually completed by Roy Faulkner in 1970. In 1958, the state of Georgia purchased the property surrounding Stone Mountain and converted it into a public park.
Local Identifier:
VIS 33.132.03
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Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/MJohnson/id/191
Extent:
4 x 5 in. color safety film
Original Collection:
Marion Johnson Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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