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The Pennsylvania State Memorial: David M. Gregg, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Schweizer, J. Otto 1863-1955  Search this
Architect:
Cottrell, W. Liance  Search this
Fabricator:
Harrison Granite Company  Search this
Van Amringe Granite Company  Search this
Founder:
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Subject:
Gregg, David M  Search this
Medium:
Statue: bronze; Memorial: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park Hancock, Pleasanton & Humphrey Avenues Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Memorial begun summer 1909. Memorial dedicated Sept. 27, 1910. Military statues installed April 1913. Memorial rededicated July 4, 1913
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Gettysburg Battlefield.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA5116, 1989.
Monumental News, Jan. and Aug. 1913.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
This standing portrait of David M. Gregg is one of eight bronze sculptures installed in the niches that flank the four archways of the massive granite Pennsylvania State Memorial. The memorial is topped by a dome adorned with a bronze female figure representing the Goddess of Victory and Peace. Above each archway are granite monoliths containing battle scenes honoring the four branches of the service. And in the spandrels flanking each archway are classical maidens, each holding either a trumpet or a wreath of victory.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_11909