Master Stonecarver Constantine Seferlis

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Constantine Seferlis is a master stone carver from Greece who came to the Smithsonian in 1980 to repair and restore the statue of St. Dunstan, a gift from Westminster Abbey. The article details Seferlis' background, education, experience, and previous work done at the Smithsonian. When the article was written, he was a sculptural consultant supervising the repointing of the Seneca sandstone façade of the Smithsonian's "Castle" Building.


  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Westminster Abbey


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Smithsonian Preservation Quarterly (Newsletter)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


Fall 1991


  • Sandstone buildings
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Seferlis, Constantine
  • Stone carvers
  • Sandstone
  • Buildings--Conservation and restoration
  • Biography

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