February 25, 2024

Vote for the Top 10 Endangered Artifacts

The James Monroe Museum’s bas relief is a large plaster sculpture created in 1904 by artist Karl Bitter (1867-1915), weighing over 350 pounds and over 4 feet tall. It depicts James Monroe, Robert Livingston, and Francis Barbe-Marbois signing the Louisiana Purchase Treaty.

The James Monroe Museum’s bas relief is a large plaster sculpture created in 1904 by artist Karl Bitter (1867-1915), weighing over 350 pounds and over 4 feet tall. It depicts James Monroe, Robert Livingston, and Francis Barbe-Marbois signing the Louisiana Purchase Treaty.

The James Monroe Museum needs your help to get their artifact listed as a Top 10 Endangered Artifact! Go to http://www.vamuseums.org/?Top10 and vote for the Louisiana Purchase Bas Relief that was submitted by the museum. Voting ends Aug. 23, 2014.