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General Winfield Scott Hancock, (sculpture)

Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Ellicott, Henry Jackson 1848-1901
Architect:
Pelz, Paul J.
Founder:
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Fabricator:
A. B. Millett & Company
Contractor:
Esher & McMinimum
Subject:
Hancock, Winfield Scott
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Red Beach Maine granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located Seventh Street & Pennsylvania Avenue Washington District of Columbia
Date:
Commissioned March 2, 1889. Dedicated May 12, 1896
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Equestrian
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Allegory--Civic--Military
Control number:
IAS 77002498
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, DC0036, 1989.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 361.
Monumental News, April and June, 1894; Sept. and Oct. 1895.
Smithsonian Institution Research Expeditions Volunteer Project, 1991.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Summary:
An equestrian portrait of General Hancock with his proper right hand on his sword and his proper left hand holding the horse's reins. The horse is caught in mid-stride with its proper left front leg raised. The sculpture rests atop a pedestal base that is adorned with a cornice, two columns, and two eagles. Below the pedestal base is a large circular base.
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Negative Log Book Number 8, (76-1 to 76-19384)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1976
Topic:
Photography--History
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB08]
Summary:
Negative log book number 8, or "green book," documenting various Smithsonian museums and events. Information includes negative numbers, subjects of the photographs, persons and departments for whom the pictures were taken, dates the pictures were taken, photographers, and dates the information was entered into the log books.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-001, Negative Log Book Number 8, 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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