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Hannah Duston, (sculpture)

Hannah Dustin Monument, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Andrews, William
Fabricator:
Blanchard, David
Blanchard, Porter E.
Porter Blanchard & Sons
Assistant:
Orsolini, Andrew
Murray, James
Andrews, Charles H.
Subject:
Duston, Hannah
Medium:
Sculpture: Concord granite, unpolished; Base: Concord granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of New Hampshire Division of Parks & Recreation 172 Pembroke Road, P. O. Box 1856 Concord New Hampshire 03302
Located Dustin Island Just west of Interstate 93, exit 17, 4 miles north of Concord, on Route 4 Boscawen New Hampshire
Date:
Installed 1874. Dedicated June 17, 1874
Topic:
History--United States--Colonization
History--United States--Massachusetts
History--United States--New Hampshire
Portrait female--Full length
State of Being--Evil--Violence
Literature--Caverly, Robert Boody
Object--Weapon--Axe
Control number:
IAS NH000273
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1993
New Orleans, Sept. 2000, pg. 8
Moore, Merl M., Jr., 1994
The Evening Post (New York), June 2, 1874, 2:4
Summary:
A portrait of Hannah Duston with long wavy hair dressed in a flowing nightgown. She stands with her proper left foot set forward and holds a tomahawk with her lowered proper right hand. In her proper left hand she holds ten scalps. The sculpture is placed atop an incised unpolished base that is surrounded by a low curb
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Hannah Duston Monument, (sculpture)

Hannah Dunston Monument, (sculpture)Hannah Dustin Monument, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Weeks, Calvin H. 1834-1907
Founder:
Unknown (Chicopee, Massachusetts)
Subject:
Duston, Hannah
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
Indian
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Haverhill Haverhill Massachusetts
Located GAR Park The Common, Main Street Haverhill Massachusetts
Date:
1879
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length
Occupation--Other--Colonist
Object--Weapon--Axe
State of Being--Evil--Imprisonment
State of Being--Death--Murder
Figure group
Ethnic
History--United States--Massachusetts
Control number:
IAS 77000634
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Haverhill Public Library
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1996
SOS Assessment Award, 2000
SOS Conservation Treatment Award, 2001
Summary:
A portrait of Hannah Duston armed with a small hatchet in her proper right hand ready to do battle with her Native-American captors. She stands atop a tall square base adorned with four bronze relief plaques illustrating scenes of her abduction by a band of Native Americans and her subsequent escape. A small wrought iron fence encircles the monument
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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