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Sculptor:
Moretti, Giuseppe 1857-1935  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: metal; Base: concrete or stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Williamsport Street and Parks Department 245 West Fourth Street Williamsport Pennsylvania 17701
Located Newberry Square Arch Street & West Fourth Street Williamsport Pennsylvania
Date:
Ca. 1925
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On sculpture near globe, in script:) G. Moretti (On side of base:) ERECTED BY/THE CITIZENS/OF THE SEVENTH/AND ELEVENTH WARDS/OF THE CITY OF/WILLIAMSPORT/AND WOODARD/AND OLD/LYCOMING TOWNSHIPS/IN MEMORY OF/THE SOLDIERS/SAILORS AND NURSES/WHO SERVED/IN THE WORLD WAR (350 names are listed on panels on the remaining seven sides of the base) signed
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Summary:
Full-length female figure. She wears a long flowing gown and sandals and stands on a half-globe. In her proper right hand she holds high a torch. In her proper left hand she holds a tablet. Her gaze is directed upward. The metal sculpture stands on a concrete or stone octagonal base which ends in two steps.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Object--Other--Torch  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001492
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_342365