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The Elk, (sculpture)

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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Somerville Elks Club 156 Highland Avenue Somerville Massachusetts
Located Northwest corner of Highland Avenue & Center Street Somerville Massachusetts
Date:
Ca. 1905
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
An bronze elk standing on a rectangular base.
Topic:
Animal--Deer
Control number:
IAS MA000878
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

The Monitor Monument, (sculpture)

North Adams Iron Company Monument, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Paramino, John Francis 1888/89-1956
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Plaque: bronze; Base: pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of North Adams 245 Ashland Street North Adams Massachusetts 01247
Located Furnace Hill Main Street North Adams Massachusetts
Date:
Ca. 1951. Dedicated Dec. 10, 1951
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
A rectangular bronze inscription plaque is adorned at the top with a relief depicting the Monitor and the Merrimac engaged in battle with smoke pouring from each vessel. The plaque is attached to a rectangular granite stele.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Architecture--Boat--Monitor
Architecture--Boat--Merrimac
Waterscape
Control number:
IAS MA000709
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Harris Bank Lions, (sculpture)

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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Harris Trust and Savings Bank 111 West Monroe, P. O. Box 7551 Chicago Illinois 60690
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois, Chicago survey, 1992.
Summary:
"Two bas reliefs of lions flanking the entrance to a building. The images mirror each other; the lions' front quarters rest on knolls, and the lions stand in profile. The lion on the proper right has the founder's name and location. Both lions have the building erection date on them."
Topic:
Animal--Lion
Control number:
IAS IL000101
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Boston Public Garden Flagpole Base, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Austen, William D. 1856-1944
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Flagpole base: bronze; Plinth: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Flagstaff
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Boston Office of Cultural Affairs Boston City Hall, Room 716 Boston Massachusetts 02201
Located Boston Public Garden Near Charles Street Boston Massachusetts
Date:
1921
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1993.
Summary:
The squared base of the flagpole features four identical facades displaying reliefs of American eagles with spread wings and holding branches in their claws.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Object--Foliage
Control number:
IAS MA000018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Christopher Columbus, (sculpture)

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Fabricator:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze and granite; Base: granite
Culture:
Italian
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Iowa Iowa State Capitol Des Moines Iowa 50319
Located Iowa State Capitol Des Moines Iowa 50319
Date:
Dedicated 1938
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Iowa survey, 1996.
Summary:
Two roman columns sitting on a base block supporting a canopy. Between the columns in the center is a bust of Christopher Columbus sitting on top of an inscribed block. All elements are granite, except for the bronze bust.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Other--Explorer
Occupation--Transportation--Navigator
Ethnic
Architecture--Detail--Column
Control number:
IAS IA000086
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Hymn of Justice, (sculpture)

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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Subject:
Bernheim, Isaac Wolfe
Medium:
Relief plaque: bronze; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Clermont Road On Tablet Hill, near main entrance Clermont Kentucky 40110
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Kentucky survey, 1995.
Summary:
A relief plaque with a bust of Isaac Wolfe Bernheim in proper left profile in a circle in the upper right corner. The remaining area of the plaque is filled with an inscription.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Literature--Merrill, William Pierson
Allegory--Quality--Justice
Control number:
IAS KY000173
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

(Civil War Soldier), (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Porter, Raymond Averill 1883-1949
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Deer Island pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Margaret Reaney Memorial Library 19 Kingsbury Avenue St. Johnsville New York 13452
Date:
1937
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Summary:
Full-length uniformed Union soldier stands on a rough-hewn pedestal and base. The figure wears a long caped coat and cap. He holds his rifle with bayonet in both hands with the butt by his proper right foot. The figure's stance is "at ease."
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Homage--Reaney, Joseph
Control number:
IAS NY001625
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Spanish American War Memorial, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Mosman, Melzar Hunt 1845-1926
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Winthrop Winthrop Massachusetts
Located Metcalf Square Winthrop Massachusetts
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 17, 1948
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1994.
Summary:
A marching figure of a Spanish American War soldier carrying his rifle over his proper right shoulder. The sculpture stands atop a square granite base that is adorned on the front with a bronze insignia of the Spanish War Veterans.
Topic:
History--United States--Spanish American War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Control number:
IAS MA001025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Spanish American War Memorial, (sculpture)

Eagle, (sculpture)
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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Berlin Recreation and Parks Department First Avenue Berlin New Hampshire 03570
Located Central Park Mason Street west of Unity Street Berlin New Hampshire
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 13, 1940
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1995.
Summary:
An eagle with wings spread wide and tail lowered. The eagle's head is lowered and turned to the proper left. The sculpture is mounted on top of a granite boulder. The sculpture is bolted to the boulder through the eagle's legs and tail.
Topic:
History--United States--Spanish American War
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS NH000357
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Civil War Memorial Monument, (sculpture)

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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Bronze on a granite or concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Danby Town Clerk Danby Vermont 05739
Located Holy Trinity Catholic Church Mt. Tabon Avenue & Main Street Danby Vermont 05739
Date:
1920
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Vermont survey, 1992.
Summary:
Standing figure of a soldier wearing a rimmed hat and a canteen over his proper left shoulder. He holds the barrel of a gun with both hands in front of him with the butt resting at his feet. His proper left foot is slightly forward. He stands atop a tall multi-tiered granite base.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Object--Weapon--Gun
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Control number:
IAS VT000167
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(War Memorial), (sculpture)

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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company (attributed to)
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Hillsborough Selectmen 29 School Street, P. O. Box 7 Hillsborough New Hampshire 03244
Located Community Building 29 School Street Hillsborough New Hampshire
Date:
Dedicated Aug. 24, 1930
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1993.
Summary:
A bronze eagle with wings spread alights on a large granite boulder. A plaque on the front of the boulder bears a bas-relief of the town seal. The plaque has a bas-relief decorative border of foliage.
Topic:
History--United States--Revolution
History--United States--War of 1812
History--United States--Mexican War
History--United States--Civil War
History--United States--Spanish American War
History--United States--World War I
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS NH000501
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Saugus Honor Roll, (sculpture)

World War I, (sculpture)Saugus World War Memorial Tablet, (sculpture)
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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Plaque: bronze; Base: painted wood
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Saugus Saugus Historical Commission 298 Central Street, Town Hall Saugus Massachusetts 01906
Located Town Hall 298 Central Street Lawn Saugus Massachusetts 01906
Date:
1918
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
A bronze honor roll plaque adorned with relief images of a soldier and a sailor standing at attention. The plaque is installed in a white-painted wood frame that is adorned at the top with an eagle and two lights.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Control number:
IAS MA000857
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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1917 - Honor Roll - 1919, (sculpture)

World War I Honor Roll, (sculpture)
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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Plaque: bronze; Marker: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Pittsburg Board of Selectmen, Town Offices, Main Street Pittsburg New Hampshire 03592
Located Town Park Main Street Pittsburg New Hampshire
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1993.
Summary:
Bronze relief plaque attached to the face of a granite marker. On the left side of the plaque is a full-length female figure dressed in robe, sandals, breastplate and a World War I helmet. On her breastplate is the United States Army insignia. In her proper right hand she holds a sword, in her proper left hand she holds out a long scroll.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I
Figure female--Full length
Dress--Accessory--Helmet
Object--Written Matter--Scroll
Object--Weapon--Sword
Emblem--Military Insignia
Control number:
IAS NH000314
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Soldiers Monument, (sculpture)

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Designer:
Pollard, Arthur G. b. 1843
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Plaistow 145 Main Street Plaistow New Hampshire 03865
Located Pollard Park Bounded by Main Street, Elm Street and Pollard Avenue Plaistow New Hampshire
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 12, 1908
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1995.
Summary:
Full-length figure of a Civil War soldier in bronze. The soldier is dressed in uniform and wears a cap and overcoat with cape draped over the proper right shoulder. In his proper left hand he holds a rifle; the butt of the gun rests on the ground. His proper right arm is akimbo, the hand placed just below the small pouch on his belted coat. The sculpture stands atop a tall stepped pedestal of granite.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Figure male--Full length
Control number:
IAS NH000321
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(Memorial to Cayuga County Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War 1861-1865), (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Porter, Raymond Averill 1883-1949
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Relief: copper; Exedra: white granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Exedra
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Auburn 24 South Street, Memorial City Hall Auburn New York 13021
Located Memorial City Hall South Street & Loop Road Auburn New York
Date:
1920. Dedicated July 3, 1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Summary:
The memorial consists of a white granite exedra with a rectangular bronze relief plaque depicting uniformed Civil War soldiers marching in unison. Each soldier carries a rifle over his proper right shoulder and marches forward with his proper left leg. The sides of the relief are flanked by an eagle perched on a globe and two long narrow benches.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS NY000672
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(Hayes & Dolly Copp Memorial), (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Oertel, Albert
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Plaque: bronze; Base: granite (?)
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Forest Service White Mountain National Forest 719 North Main Street, P. O. Box 638 Laconia New Hampshire 03247
Located Dolly Copp Campground Dolly Copp Road Dolly Copp Homestead site Martin's Location New Hampshire
Date:
Installed 1932-1933. Dedicated Aug. 30, 1933
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1993.
Summary:
Bronze plaque bearing a bas-relief medallion depicting the homestead of Hayes and Dolly Copp. The Copp house, a cape with ell barn, is on the left. A large tree stands in front of the house. A road leading through mountains is on the right. The plaque is mounted to the front of a natural-form boulder, possibly granite.
Topic:
Homage--Copp, Hayes
Homage--Copp, Dolly
Occupation--Other--Pioneer
Architecture--Domestic--Farmhouse
Landscape--Mountain--White Mountains
Landscape--New Hampshire
Control number:
IAS NH000446
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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War Memorial, (sculpture)

Lincoln War Memorial, (sculpture)Eagle, (sculpture)
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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Lincoln Lincoln Massachusetts
Located Lincoln Library Bedford & Trapelo Roads Front lawn Lincoln Massachusetts
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1929
Notes:
Carlock, Marty, "A Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston," Boston: Harvard Common Press, 1988.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
The memorial consists of a large bronze eagle perched on top of a granite boulder. The eagle's wings are extended and its head faces to its proper left.
Topic:
History--United States--Revolution
History--United States--War of 1812
History--United States--Civil War
History--United States--Spanish American War
History--United States--World War I
History--United States--World War II
History--United States--Korean War
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS 87740222
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Spanish American War Monument, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Mosman, Melzar Hunt 1845-1926
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Clinton Clinton Massachusetts
Located Clinton Common Chestnut & Church Street Clinton Massachusetts
Date:
1902. Relocated 1907
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
SOS Assessment Award, 1999.
Summary:
A bronze figure of an infantryman with his rifle held over his proper left shoulder stands atop a square granite base adorned with bronze relief plaques. On the north side of the base, the relief depicts Company K of the 9th Mass. Inf. U.S. Vols. leaving for Cuba. Below the image is the text of Governor Wolcott's address commemorating the departure of the Massachusetts troops for active service in the Spanish American War, May 4, 1898. On the south side of the base, the relief depicts Company K at the surrender of Santiago de Cuba on July 17, 1898. Both relief images were taken from photographs, reprints can be found in Clinton Centennial Volume 1850-1950, pg. 9.
Topic:
History--United States--Spanish American War
History--United States--Philippine Insurrection
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Control number:
IAS MA000412
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Jeffersonville's War Memorial, (sculpture)

Cambridge Remembers, (sculpture)
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Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Bronze plaque set in a boulder
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Cambridge P. O. Box 127 Jeffersonville Vermont 05464
Located Head of Main Street, Junction Route 108 Jeffersonville Vermont 05464
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1923
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Vermont survey, 1992.
Noble, Winona, comp., "The History of Cambridge, Vermont," Cambridge, VT: Town of Cambridge, pg. 123-124.
Summary:
A bronze relief plaque mounted on the side of an existing rock ledge. The relief depicts two standing figures -- on the proper left, a sailor; on the proper right, a soldier with rifle barrel up. An eagle with outstretched wings flies above them. An inscription is centered between them. Nine steps carved into the rock ledge lead up the landing with the relief plaque.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Object--Weapon--Gun
Dress--Accessory--Helmet
Control number:
IAS VT000150
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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To the Heroes of Illinois, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Hermant, Leon 1866-1936
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze, pink and black marble; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration 810 Vermont Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20420
Located Memphis National Cemetery 3568 Townes Avenue Section B Memphis Tennessee 38122
Date:
1928
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Tennessee survey, 1992.
National Cemetery Administration Memorials Inventory Project, 2002-2005.
Summary:
A bronze figure of a soldier laying in state on a pink and black marble sarcophagus. The soldier wears a military uniform and is draped in a flag. His head is turned slightly to the proper right. His proper left hand bunches the flag over his heart, and his proper right arm is straight by his side, palm facing up. A laurel branch and uniform hat are placed at his proper left foot. An oak leaf and acorn motif encircles the casket at the top and a geometric motif encircles the casket at the bottom. The base includes five granite steps lead up to the sculpture and two marble benches. The base of the sculpture is enclosed on three sides by a landscaped flower garden.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Occupation--Military--Soldier
State of Being--Death
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Object--Other--Flag
Control number:
IAS TN000112
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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