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VRA Core 4 Example 6: Memorial building

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<vra xmlns="http://www.vraweb.org/vracore4.htm"
    xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.vraweb.org/vracore4.htm http://www.loc.gov/standards/vracore/vra-strict.xsd">
    <work id="w_5" source="Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)" refid="5">
        <agentSet>
            <display>Henry Bacon (American architect, 1866-1924)</display>
            <notes/>
            <agent>
                <name vocab="ULAN" refid="500029359" type="personal">Bacon, Henry</name>
                <dates type="life">
                    <earliestDate>1866</earliestDate>
                    <latestDate>1924</latestDate>
                </dates>
                <culture>American</culture>
                <role>architect</role>
            </agent>
        </agentSet>
        <culturalContextSet>
            <culturalContext>American</culturalContext>
        </culturalContextSet>
        <dateSet>
            <display>1911-1912 (design); 1914-1922 (creation)</display>
            <date type="design">
                <earliestDate>1911</earliestDate>
                <latestDate>1912</latestDate>
            </date>
            <date type="creation">
                <earliestDate>1914</earliestDate>
                <latestDate>1922</latestDate>
            </date>
        </dateSet>
        <descriptionSet>
            <display>Design was chosen by competition. The chosen design was influenced by the Greek Parthenon. Built into the design are symbols of the Union like the 36 exterior Doric columns representing the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death.</display>
            <description source="Longstreth, Richard , ed.; Mall in Washington, 1791-1991, Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 1991 (0894681389)">Design was chosen by competition. The chosen design was influenced by the Greek Parthenon. Built into the design are symbols of the Union like the 36 exterior Doric columns representing the 36 states in the Union at the time of Lincoln's death.</description>
        </descriptionSet>
        <inscriptionSet>
            <display>Inscribed above the statue: IN THIS TEMPLE / AS IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE / FOR WHOM HE SAVED THE UNION / THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN / IS ENSHRINED FOREVER; [the northern wall contains an inscription of Lincoln's second inaugural speech, the southern wall contains an inscription of the Gettysburg address] </display>
            <inscription>
                <author/>
                <position/>
                <text/>
            </inscription>
        </inscriptionSet>
        <locationSet>
            <display>Washington, District of Columbia, United States</display>
            <notes>On the National Mall</notes>
            <location type="site">
                <name type="geographic" vocab="TGN" refid="7013962" extent="inhabited place">Washington</name>
                <name type="geographic" vocab="TGN" refid="7015717" extent="department; district">District of Columbia</name>
                <name type="geographic" vocab="TGN" refid="7012149" extent="nation">United States</name>
                <name type="geographic" vocab="TGN" refid="1000001" extent="continent">North and Central America</name>
            </location>
        </locationSet>
        <materialSet>
            <display>Exterior: Colorado Yule marble; tripods: Pink Tennessee marble; interior walls and columns: Indiana limestone; ceiling: Alabama marble saturated with paraffin for translucency; floor and wall base: Pink Tennessee marble</display>
            <notes/>
            <material/>
        </materialSet>
        <measurementsSet>
            <display>30.18 m (height, building)</display>
            <notes/>
            <measurements type="height" unit="m" extent="building">30.18</measurements>
        </measurementsSet>
        <sourceSet>
            <display>Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)</display>
            <source>
                <name>Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)</name>
            </source>
        </sourceSet>
        <stylePeriodSet>
            <display>Twentieth century</display>
            <stylePeriod vocab="LCSAF" refid="sh 85139020">Twentieth century</stylePeriod>
        </stylePeriodSet>
        <subjectSet>
            <display>rulers and leaders; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 ; commemoration; Union (United States); temples; Doric order; columns; states (political divisions); Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)</display>
            <notes/>
            <subject>
                <term type="personalName" vocab="LCSAF" refid="n 79006779">Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 </term>
            </subject>
        </subjectSet>
        <techniqueSet>
            <display>carving (processes); construction (assembling)</display>
            <notes/>
            <technique vocab="AAT" refid="300053149">carving (processes)</technique>
            <technique vocab="AAT" refid="300054608">construction (assembling)</technique>
        </techniqueSet>
        <titleSet>
            <display> Lincoln Memorial</display>
            <title type="cited" pref="true" xml:lang="en"> Lincoln Memorial</title>
        </titleSet>
        <worktypeSet>
            <display>buildings; memorials; built works; monuments</display>
            <worktype vocab="AAT" refid="300006956">memorial</worktype>
            <worktype vocab="AAT" refid="300006958">monument</worktype>
        </worktypeSet>
    </work>
    <image id="i_104"
        href="http://www.core.vraweb.org/examples/html/example006_full.html"
        refid="104" source="VRA Core Oversight Committee, Core 4 Sample Records">
        <agentSet>
            <display>Hartill, Alec</display>
            <notes/>
            <agent/>
        </agentSet>
        <measurementsSet>
            <display>18 MB</display>
            <notes/>
            <measurements/>
        </measurementsSet>
        <relationSet>
            <relation type="imageOf" refid="5" source="Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)"/>
        </relationSet>
        <rightsSet>
            <display> Alec or Marlene Hartill</display>
            <rights/>
        </rightsSet>
        <sourceSet>
            <display>Hartill Art Associates AAm0457B</display>
            <source>
                <name type="vendor">Hartill Art Associates</name>
                <refid type="vendor">AAm0457B </refid>
            </source>
        </sourceSet>
        <subjectSet>
            <display>parks (recreation areas)</display>
            <notes/>
            <subject>
                <term type="descriptiveTopic" vocab="AAT" refid="300008187">parks (recreation areas)</term>
            </subject>
        </subjectSet>
        <techniqueSet>
            <display>digital imaging</display>
            <notes/>
            <technique/>
        </techniqueSet>
        <titleSet>
            <display>Facade; Doric order </display>
            <title type="generalView">Facade; Doric order </title>
        </titleSet>
        <worktypeSet>
            <display>digital image</display>
            <notes/>
            <worktype/>
        </worktypeSet>
    </image>
</vra>

Last modified July 7, 2014