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Sculptor:
Eaves, Winslow 1922-  Search this
Founder:
Samuel Eastman Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Bronze with metal support posts
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Billboard
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Melvin Village Community Church Route 109 Melvin Village New Hampshire 03850
Date:
Dedicated Aug. 25, 1955
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Across front, in relief:) THE GRAVE BY THE LAKE unsigned
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:
Bronze road marker consisting of a long, rectangular plate emblazoned THE GRAVE BY THE LAKE and a figure, in silhouette, of a kneeling Indian taking aim with bow and arrow. Figure wears feather headdress and loincloth, holds bow in proper left hand with arm extended straight, and arrow with proper right hand held at eye-level with arm bent at elbow. Sculpture is elevated above the ground by two simple metal posts, one at each end.
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Literature--Whittier--Grave by the Lake  Search this
Object--Weapon--Bow and Arrow  Search this
Control number:
IAS NH000020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_316862