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Sculptor:
Milmore, Martin 1844-1883  Search this
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Mt. Auburn Cemetery South of Chapel Cambridge Massachusetts
Date:
1872
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Carlock, Marty, "A Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston," Boston: Harvard Common Press, 1988.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1998.
Image on file.
(On front of sculpture, along lower right edge:) MARTIN MILMORE/SCULPTOR/BOSTON/1872 (On back of sculpture, along lower left edge:) JACOB BIGELOW STATUIT ET DEDICAVIT. (On front of base:) AMERICAN UNION PRESERVED/AFRICAN SLAVERY DESTROYED/BY THE UPRISING OF A GREAT PEOPLE/BY THE BLOOD OF FALLEN HEROS (On back of base:) AMERICA CONSERVATA/AFRICA LIBERATA/POPULO MAGIO ASSURGENTE/HEROUM SANGUINE FUSO signed
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Summary:
A sculpture of an Egyptian sphinx rests on a large rectangular base.
Topic:
Mythology--Egyptian--Sphinx  Search this
Homage--Bigelow, Jacob  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77002484
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_21010