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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Founder:
J. M. Sullivan Monument Company  Search this
Subject:
Edgerton, Erastus  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite, fieldstone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Restricted Owner Delaware County New York
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, NY0210, 1989.
Monumental News, Dec. 1894, pg. 605.
Summary:
A tall granite obelisk rises out of an elaborately carved, stepped base. The base has pediments and carved columns on all four sides. On the front of the base is a niche. Inside the niche is a bronze portrait bust of Erastus Edgerton. He has a beard and wears a suit jacket and cravat. The granite memorial stands on a fieldstone support.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Eliza C  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Fanny  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Thomas A  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Lois J  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Nellie E  Search this
Homage--Wilcox, Elizabeth Edgerton  Search this
Homage--Hildreth, Frank B  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Mary A  Search this
Homage--Edgerton, Erastus Douglas  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY001367
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340755