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Sculptor:
MacNeil, Hermon A. 1866-1947  Search this
Founder:
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Subject:
Multnomah  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: stone
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington Park Portland Oregon
Date:
Installed 1905
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Oregon Historical Society, 1976.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, OR7014, 1989.
Monumental News, Nov., 1902; Jan., 1905.
Gleason, Norma Catherine & Chet Orloff, "Portland's Public Art: a guide and history," [Portland, OR]: Western Imprints, [1983], pg. 13-15.
Monumental News, Jan., 1905, pg. 27.
(Base center front:) Coming Of The White Man. (Boulder pedestal:) Presented To The City Of Portland By The Family Of David F. Thompson.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Two male Indian figures standing. The figure on the left has his arms crossed in front of him and the figure on the right is in motion and has his right arm lifted in the air with branches in it and points out towards the approaching white men. A section of natural rock of an irregular circular shape serves as base for this monument.
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007627
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13616