CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
CONDITION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
PREPARED BY HISTORIC PROPERTY ASSOCIATES
September 30, 1992
The statue is set on a composite structure composed of a poured
concrete base and a coquina shellstone column with a poured
concrete cap It is centered on the north entrance to the Alcazar
Hotel (presently used as City Hall).
The base appears to be plumb, with no settlement evident.
The statue and associated bronze placques are in good condition.
There is some bronze staining on the cap as well as mold and
mildew on the north face of the column.
1. Remove mold and mildew with a solution in the proportions of
1 pint of sodium hypochlorite (household bleach), 1 cup trisodium
phosphate (such as Spic & Span), and 1 gallon of water. Use only
soft natural bristle brushes. Flush with copious amounts of
2. Remove bronze staining with a police of 1 part ammonium
chloride (sal ammo .ic) to 4 parts talc or diatomaceous earth,
add household m oni to wet down for application. Cover with
plastic film to prevent rapid evaporation. Remove police when
dry. If stain persists, re-apply. Wash down with non-ionic
detergent and rinse with copious amounts of clean water.
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