Master Stonecarver Constantine Seferlis

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Summary

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.

Author

Ballard, Amy

Subject

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

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Original copy not available.

Contained within

Smithsonian Preservation Quarterly (Newsletter)

Contact information

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

Date

Fall 1991

Topic

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

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