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Landing of the Pilgrims, (Small Model,) designed for the east pediment of the North Wing of the Capitol at Washington, (sculpture)

Artist:
Palmer, E. D.
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 6
As this work could embrace only a limited number landed from the Mayflower, the artist has selected them such as would in his opinion, best embody typically the spirit which actuated, guided and sustained them, together with the surroundings and associations. Homes and friends far behind them, in the midst of wilderness, beset by savages and wild beasts, with God and the future above and before them. KEY, BEGINNING AT THE LEFT. 1. Wolf, Danger. 2. Nameless, Fatigue. 3. Robinson, Reverence. 4. Priscilla Mullen and Boy, Purity. 5. Bradford, Enterprise. 6. Rose Standish, Faith. 7. Brewster, Hope. 8. Mrs. White and Child, Charity. 9. Standish, Defence. 10. Jno. Alden, Adventure. 11. Little Girl, Investigation. 12. Carver, Meekness. 13. Indian Chief, Danger. 14. Indian Boy, Danger. [P. 3.]
Albany Art Exhibition of Paintings and Marbles at Ransom's Iron Store, 463 Broadway. The paintings and statuary are from the collections of our citizens and artists, kindly loaned for the benefit of the poor. Albany: Van Benthuysen, Printer. 1858.
Topic:
History--United States--Colonization
Portrait group
Animal
Ethnic
Allegory--Place--America
Control number:
AECI 03240006
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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