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Elk, (sculpture)

Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Elk BPOE Lodge 12 2201 Woodlawn Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17101
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 15, 1906. Relocated 1976
Topic:
Animal--Deer
Control number:
IAS PA000994
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1994.
Summary:
An elk with its head turned to its proper left stands atop a rectangular base near the front entrance to the Elks lodge.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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56th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument, (sculpture)

Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park North Reynolds Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 11, 1889
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
History--United States--Pennsylvania
Object--Weapon--Gun
Object--Other--Flag
Control number:
IAS PA000905
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA2037, 1989.
Summary:
A furled standard of a flag and two muskets atop a two-layered cylindric pedestal and low, round base.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Texas, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Unknown
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Granite and bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located National Mall Adjacent to 14th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. & Independence Avenue, S.W Washington District of Columbia
Date:
1918. Installed 1918
Topic:
Emblem--Seal
Allegory--Place--Texas
Control number:
IAS 78230182
Notes:
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 209.
Summary:
The granite stone is carved in relief with a letters spelling out TEXAS and the date 1845 on the right side, with a bronze seal for the state of Texas installed on the left side. The state seal depicts a star surrounded by a wreath, and a band with an inscription in relief reading: THE STATE OF TEXAS.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Dolphin Fountain, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Unknown
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museums of the City of Mobile 355 Government Street Mobile Alabama 36602
Topic:
Animal--Dolphin
Control number:
IAS 75000012
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Sheffield, Alton, Administrative Asst., Museum Department, City of Mobile, 1976.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Soldiers and Sailors Monument: Portrait Statues, (sculpture)

Portrait Statues, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Unknown
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze with granite base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located 7th & Hamilton Street Allentown Pennsylvania 18102
Date:
Ca. 1899
Topic:
Figure group
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Object--Other--Flag
Control number:
IAS 9C530008
Notes:
Rubertelli, Thomas, 1991.
Summary:
Several full length figures representing soldiers and sailors are positioned at the corners of the piece. There are reliefs between each soldier. Eagles with spread wings rest on each corner, with small medallions between them. A column raises up, with a lone military figure atop, holding a flag.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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75th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Unknown
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: black-grey granite with a bronze relief; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park South side of East Howard Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 6, 1888
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
History--United States--Pennsylvania
Emblem--Coat of Arms
Control number:
IAS PA001606
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
Polished monument has a sphere finial, Gothic top and stands on a low, square base. The Pennsylvania Coat of Arms is affixed to the front of the die.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Campau Monument, (sculpture)

Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Mount Elliott Cemetery Detroit Michigan
Date:
Dedicated 1886
Topic:
Figure male--Full length
Homage--Campau
Dress--Historic--Classical Dress
Object--Written Matter--Book
Control number:
IAS MI000333
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993.
Summary:
A cemetery monument with a barefoot male figure sitting wearing ankle-length robes, with his proper right hand to his chin. He holds a book with his proper left hand and has one of his fingers between the pages. He sits with his knees crossed, possibly on a pile of rocks, a stack of books to his proper right. The sculpture is mounted on a multitiered, inscribed base with columns on the four corners of one tier.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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39th New York Infantry Monument, (sculpture)

Fabricator:
Frederick & Field
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Quincy granite; Relief plaque: bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park East side of Hancock Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Dedicated July 1, 1888
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Emblem--Seal
Control number:
IAS PA002029
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
A rough granite shaft topped with a carved trefoil is adorned on the front with a bronze relief plaque depicting the state seal.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Soldier's Monument, (sculpture)

Civil War Memorial, (sculpture)Civil War Monument, (sculpture)Civil War Soldier, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Howland, Jack
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City & County of Denver Mayor's Office of Art, Culture, and Film 303 West Colfax, Suite 615 Denver Colorado 80204
Located Colorado State Capitol Complex 201 East Colfax Avenue Near west entrance Denver Colorado 80203
Date:
1906. Dedicated July 24, 1909
Topic:
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
History--United States--Civil War
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Object--Weapon--Gun
Object--Weapon--Sword
Control number:
IAS CO000002
Notes:
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, CO7017, 1989.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Colorado, Denver survey, 1993.
Monumental News, Jan. 1910, pg. 22.
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Summary:
Bronze figure of a Union soldier, mounted on a granite base. Figure's proper right hand grasps rifle butt, proper left hand grasps rifle barrel. His proper left foot is forward. He wears a raincoat, boots and spurs, and a Union soldier hat. He has a strapped and shielded saber, a pistol holster, and under his raincoat, a canteen. Plaques on each side of base list Civil War dead in Colorado.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Artillery Monument, (sculpture)

Rank's Battery, (sculpture)Battery H, Third Pennsylvania Artillery Monument, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Beattie & Brooks
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: granite with bronze relief; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park Hanover Road, north side, west of entrance to East Cavalry Field Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Installed Aug.-Sept. 1889. Dedicated Sept. 17, 1891
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Emblem--Military Insignia
Emblem--Seal
Architecture--Military--Battlefield
Object--Weapon--Cannon
Control number:
IAS PA000859
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
Marker with rounded top and sloping plinth stands on rough-hewn base. The top and sides of the marker have rough-hewn surfaces. Recessed onto the front is a bas-relief of a cannon sitting on a rutted road against a split-rail fence. There are trees on the right and in the distance. A State Seal is affixed above the bas-relief and the Corps insignia of crossed swords is on the front face of the plinth.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Call To Arms, (sculpture)

Confederate Memorial, (sculpture)Civil War Memorial, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Amateis, Louis 1855-1913
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Navarro County County Judge/County Auditor Navarro County Courthouse Corsicana Texas 75110
Located Navarro County Courthouse On lawn, 300 block of West 3rd Avenue Corsicana Texas
Date:
1905-1908. Dedicated Jan. 1909
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Bugler
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Object--Musical Instrument--Bugle
Object--Weapon--Sword
Control number:
IAS TX000958
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993.
Summary:
A Civil War bugler stands in uniform holding a bugle to his mouth with his proper right hand. He holds a sword in his proper left hand at his side. He wears a hat with a feather in it and knee-high boots. A bedroll is slung over his proper left shoulder and strapped across his chest and proper right hip. The sculpture is mounted on a rectangular base.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(Civil War Sculpture), (sculpture)

Contractor:
Ayers
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chemung County Buildings & Grounds 217 Madison Avenue Elmira New York 14901
Located 210 Lake Street Elmira New York
Date:
Commissioned Dec. 1881
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Control number:
IAS NY001162
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Summary:
A Civil War soldier stands with proper left leg extended forward, his foot over the edge of the base. He holds a rifle with both hands at the top of the barrel with the butt grounded in front of his proper right foot. His head is turned slightly down and to the proper right. He wears a billed cap which is pushed forward, a "US" cartridge box on his proper right hip, a knee-length coat and a short cape. The sculpture is mounted on a tiered base with a crested cornice and a star in relief in the crest at the front. Below this is a laurel wreath in relief containing the number "107" in the center.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Soldiers and Sailors Monument, (sculpture)

Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Contractor:
Gallagher, Edward Jr.
Medium:
Female figure: Vermont granite; Military figures: bronze; Relief plaques: bronze; Base: Vermont granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of York Department of Recreation & Parks 301 East Philadelphia Street York Pennsylvania 17403
Located Penn Common West College Avenue & Lindbergh Street York Pennsylvania
Date:
Ca. 1901
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure female--Full length
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
State of Being--Illness--Wound
Architecture--Military--Battlefield
Architecture--Boat--Detail
Object--Other--Wreath
Object--Weapon--Sword
Dress--Accessory--Shield
Control number:
IAS PA000594
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA5107, 1989.
Monumental News, Sept. 1897, pg. 538.
Summary:
A female figure stands atop a tall Corinthian column, holding a lowered shield in her proper left hand. In her raised proper right hand she holds a sword surrounded by a wreath. At the base of the column are four bronze figures, each representing a different branch of the military. They are dressed in military uniform and are positioned on each corner, facing outward. One holds the remains of a rifle; another holds the remains of a sword. Between the figures are relief plaques depicting battle scenes or scenes of military engagement, including: Front: an infantry engagement; Proper left: a Cavalry charge; Rear: a ship deck with wounded soldiers; Proper right: artillery. The entire memorial is mounted upon a stepped base.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Elephant, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kemeys, Edward 1843-1907
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Michigan Museum of Art 525 South State Street Alumni Memorial Hall Ann Arbor Michigan 48109 Accession Number: 1955/1.135
Topic:
Animal--Elephant
Control number:
IAS 76000403
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
University of Michigan Museum of Art, 1976, 1988.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Boxer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Samuel 1870-1941
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze, dark brown patina
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel Street New Haven Connecticut 06520 Accession Number: 1932.202
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Sport--Boxing
Control number:
IAS 07260162
Notes:
Yale University Art Gallery, 1988.
Freedman, Paula B. and Robin Jaffee Frank, "A Checklist of American Sculpture at Yale University," New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Orator, (sculpture)

Abraham Lincoln, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Hastings, William Granville ca. 1868-1902 (copy after)
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham
Medium:
Sculpture: copper or bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Copy
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Greene County Courthouse Jefferson Iowa 50129
Date:
1975
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Occupation--Law--Lawyer
Occupation--Education--Orator
Control number:
IAS IA000267
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Iowa survey, 1995.
Summary:
Full-length figure of Abraham Lincoln stands on a square base. He wears a nineteenth-century suit with vest, tie and long coat. He holds a newspaper in his proper left hand.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Fairy Fountain, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fenton, Beatrice 1887-1983
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
H. V. Allison Galleries 47 East 66th Street New York New York 10021
Date:
1923
Topic:
Fantasy--Fairy
Animal--Amphibian--Frog
Object--Flower--Lily
Control number:
IAP 67860044
Notes:
H. V. Allison Galleries, 1993.
Summary:
A winged fairy holds a lotus flower in left hand and is kneeling on top of a frog. The water of the fountain is released through a channel in the flower.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Seaweed Fountain & Fish Sculpture, (sculpture)

Seaweed Girl Fountain, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Fenton, Beatrice 1887-1983
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Bronze on a natural rock base
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located Main & Sedgley Drives Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1920
Topic:
Figure female--Child--Full length
Animal--Fish
Object--Foliage--Seaweed
Animal--Reptile--Turtle
Control number:
IAS 75009294
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
City of Philadelphia, 1973.
Fairmount Park Art Assoc., "Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone," NY: Walker Publ., 1974.
Summary:
Figure of a small girl with her knees in, her arms out and her head tilted to her proper right. Seaweed hangs off of her arms as she stands of the back of a turtle. Fish are placed on either side of her.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Red Jacket, (sculpture)

Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Subject:
Red Hawk
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
Indian
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society 25 Nottingham Court Buffalo New York 14216
Located Forest Lawn Cemetery Near Delaware Avenue entrance Buffalo New York
Date:
Dedicated 1890
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Ethnic--Seneca
Dress--Ethnic--Indian Dress
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Object--Weapon--Axe
Control number:
IAS NY000312
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, Buffalo survey, 1992.
Summary:
A full-length portrait of Red Jacket. He stands with proper right hand outstretched, holding a tomahawk in his proper left hand by his waist. He has a necklace with a large medallion around his neck, and a feather in his hair. He wears trousers, boots, and a coat with a shawl collar. The figure is mounted on top of a multitiered, inscribed base with short headstones in front of it.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Lion Fighter, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Wolff, Albert 1814-1892
Founder:
Bureau Brothers
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City of Philadelphia Fairmount Park Commission Memorial Hall, West Park, P. O. Box 21601 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19131
Coadministered by Fairmount Park Art Association 1616 Walnut Street, Suite 2012 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Located Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway East entrance Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19130
Date:
Original 1858. Cast 1892. Relocated 1897. Relocated 1929
Topic:
Figure male--Nude
Figure male--Full length
Animal--Lion
Equestrian
Object--Weapon--Spear
Control number:
IAS 75009271
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
City of Philadelphia, 1973.
Fairmount Park Art Assoc., "Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone," NY: Walker Publ., 1974, pg. 65.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 198.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA5106, 1989.
Monumental News, Aug. 1897, pg. 471
Summary:
Nude male figure seated on a rearing horse. A roaring lion lying just beneath the horse reaches up and rakes its claws across the front proper right flank of the horse. The male figure holding a spear in his raised proper right hand is poised to stab the lion.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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