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Hannah Duston, (sculpture)

Hannah Dustin Monument, (sculpture)
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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
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.
The Aldine (Aug. 1874): pg. 168.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

The Minority presence in American literature, 1600-1900 : a reader and course guide / edited by Philip Butcher

Author:
Butcher, Philip 1918-2011
Physical description:
2 volumes ; 24 cm
Type:
Literary collections
Place:
United States
Date:
1977
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Contents:
v. 1. Of the nature and manners of the people / Thomas Hariot -- Saved by Pocahontas / John Smith -- Betrothed to Pocahontas ; The black record begins / John Rolfe -- Profitable unto them / William Bradford -- Converts of "the Apostle to the Indians" / John Eliot -- In grievous captivity / Mary Rowlandson -- Slaves and the slave trade ; The selling of Joseph ; Indian boundaries / Samuel Sewall -- Hannah Dustan and the Indians ; On the conversion of Negroes / Cotton Mather -- Indulgent Connecticut / Sarah Kemble Knight -- A visit to Virginia's Indians / William Byrd -- Observations concerning the increase of mankind, peopling of countries, etc. ; Indians and Germans in Pennsylvania ; If it be right to kill men ; Savage we call them / Benjamin Franklin -- I believe liberty is their right / John Woolman -- To the University of Cambridge, in New-England ; On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley -- Are not these blacks thy children? / St. Jean de Crèvecoeur -- Daniel Boone's last adventures ; Indian genius / John Filson -- A black minister held captive by the Cherokees / John Marrant -- Red men and black men ; Benjamin Banneker ; Talent is no measure of rights ; Virginia's definition of a mulatto ; African colonization / Thomas Jefferson -- A race under abuse and censure / Benjamin Banneker -- On the diversity of the human species ; The trial of Mamachtaga, an Indian / Hugh Henry Brackenridge -- To Sir Toby ; The death song of a Cherokee Indian ; The prophecy of King Tammany ; The Indian burying ground ; The Indian convert ; The Indian student / Philip Freneau -- A black soul in a white body / Royall Tyler -- Portrait of an emigrant / Charles Brockden Brown -- Philip of Pokanoket ; The Creole village / Washington Irving -- An Indian at the burial-place of his fathers ; The African chief / William Cullen Bryant -- Chingachgook, a noble savage ; An humbled and much degraded race ; Frolicking blacks in old Manhattan / James Fenimore Cooper -- The happy slaves of Swallow Barn / John Pendleton Kennedy -- Backwoods incidents / Davy Crockett -- The white nigger / Thomas Chandler Haliburton -- Indian warfare on the Kentucky border / Robert Montgomery Bird -- The commencement crowd at Williams College, 1838 ; The Duston family / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Sioux and old Toby / Edgar Allen Poe -- California and its inhabitants / Richard Henry Dana, Jr. -- The slave's dream ; The quadroon girl ; The Jewish cemetary at Newport ; Hiawatha's wooing / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The civilization of the Negro / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The right to write ; David Ruggles and Sojourner Truth / Frederick Douglass -- The prejudice of color ; A Chippewa legend / James Russell Lowell -- Plantation philanderer ; The noble North American Indian / William Gilmore Simms -- The black Saxons / Lydia Maria Child -- Black shipmates and Irish emigrants ; Poor Pip! ; A close shave ; Formerly a slave / Herman Melville -- At a Dahcotah village / Francis Parkman -- Black, white, and red in Seminole land / Mayne Reid -- Uncle Tom's cabin / George L. Aiken -- Light slave and white slave : Clotel and Salome / William Wells Brown -- Irishmen and others in Walden Woods / Henry David Thoreau
v. 2. Myself and others ; The menials of the earth ; Ethiopia saluting the colors / Walt Whitman -- A mountain man among the Crows / James P. Beckwourth -- Dred, a free man / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom's own story / Josiah Henson -- The octoroon / Dion Boucicault -- At the pantomime / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- His Indian mother / Ann S. Stephens -- Brown of Ossawatomie ; Howard at Atlanta / John Greenleaf Whittier -- Lust and the female slave / Harriet Brent Jacobs -- Petroleum V. Nasby on the diversity of the races / David Ross Locke -- The white colored people of New Orleans ; An independent Ku-Klux / John W. DeForest -- Plan language from truthful James ; John Chinaman ; The latest Chinese outrage ; Wan Lee, the pagan ; That Ebrew Jew / Bret Harte -- Mrs. Johnson ; A neighborhood in transition ; Memories of an Ohio boyhood / William Dean Howells -- The gentle, inoffensive Chinese ; A true story repeated word for word as I heard it ; Disgraceful persecution of a boy ; A remorseful father / Mark Twain -- The racial mélange in Bucktown / Lafcadio Hearn -- The freedmen and the Klan / Albion W. Tourgée -- Chief Joseph and General Howard / Helen Hunt Jackson -- The wonderful tar-baby story ; Free Joe and the rest of the world / Joel Chandler Harris -- The Jewish problem ; The new colossus ; The new Ezekiel / Emma Lazarus -- A diarist's prejudices / Henry James -- The quadroons of old New Orleans ; What is a Creole? ; Mr. Ristofalo and Mrs. Riley ; The school in the haunted house / George W. Cable -- What is a white man? ; Frederick Douglass on the abolitionist circuit / Charles W. Chestnutt -- Blood on the snow / Joaquin Miller -- Italians and others in the tenements of New York ; A Jewish wedding in Liberty Hall / Jacob A. Riis -- The Johnsons of Rum Alley ; A hero in lavender trousers ; The Jacksons of Whilomville / Stephen Crane -- Uncle Jack's views of geography / Thomas Nelson Page -- Old Aunt Peggy ; La belle Zoraïde / Kate Chopin -- The Atlanta exposition address / Booker T. Washington -- Little brown baby ; We wear the mask ; An ante-bellum sermon ; Negro life in Washington / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- The Irish reconsidered / Harold Frederic -- The deceased's survivors / Theodore Dreiser -- Mismated schemers / Frank Norris -- The apostate of Chego-Chegg / Abraham Cahan -- On the Anglo-Saxon ; On the Indian war ; The Negro problem / Finley Peter Dunne
Topic:
American literature
Minorities
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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