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Sculptor:
Mulligan, Charles J. 1866-1916  Search this
Contractor:
Georgia Marble Company  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture & Base: Georgia white marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Located Humboldt Park Division Street at California Avenue Chicago Illinois
Date:
1901. Installed in present location September 1911
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Bach, Ira J. and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983, pg. 317.
Riedy, James L., "Chicago Sculpture," Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1981, pg. 218.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, IL0070, 1989.
Monumental News, Jan., 1913; Nov., 1919.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois, Chicago survey, 1992.
Image on file.
Bach, Ira J. and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983, pg. 317.
(Inscription carved, raised on front of pedestal:) HOME
Pan American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901.
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:
A sturdy, muscular miner wearing his lantern cap, has abandoned his lunch pail to stoop & hug his little daughter.
Topic:
Figure group--Male & Child  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Mining  Search this
Allegory--Passion--Love  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13938