Administered by Harvard University Harvard University Portrait Collection Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Accession Number: B35
Located Harvard University Lowell House Courtyard Cambridge Massachusetts 02138
1884. Dedicated 1905
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1993.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, MA5089, 1989.
Monumental News, May, Aug. 1905.
Image on file.
(On lower proper left side of sculpture:) D C FRENCH/1905 (On front of upper base:) JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL/Born 1819 Died 1891/AB 1838 LLD 1884 LLB 1840/Professor 1855-1883/PATRIOT-SCHOLAR/ORATOR-POET/PUBLIC SERVANT/Freedom Dwell in Knowledge; Abide With Men By Culture Trained and Fortified. signed
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A bust of John Russell Lowell with long moustache and beard rests atop a tall marble base which rests atop a brick base.