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Sculptor:
McKenzie, R. Tait 1867-1938  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Boy Scouts of America Westmoreland Fayette Council 2 Garden Center Road Greensburg Pennsylvania
Date:
Original cast 1937. Dedicated 1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(Incised on base:) IN APPRECIATION FOR/VOLUNTEERS AND PROFESSIONALS/WHO HAVE BECKONED YOUNG/LIVES TO LOFTIER HEIGHTS./PRESENTED BY:/GENERAL AND MRS. T. W. SCOTT JR. (Incised on plaque beside sculpture:) LOCATED BENEATH THIS MARKER/IS A VAULT CONTAINING TOKENS/FROM THE PAST PLACED HERE SO/THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS CAN/BETTER UNDERSTAND OUR WAY/OF LIFE IN SCOUTING./SEALED/SEPTEMBER 27, 1987/TO BE OPENED/SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 signed
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Summary:
Standing figure of a Boy Scout in uniform, including scarf, shorts, knee socks and hiking boots. He holds his hat to his chest with his proper right hand. His proper left hand is on a hatchet which hangs from a tool belt on his hip. The statue stands on a square base.
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Full length  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Scout Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Service--Scouting  Search this
Object--Tool--Axe  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000510
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_328551