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Medallion Portrait of Mrs. John Davis, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Kinney, Benjamin Harris 1821-1888  Search this
Subject:
Davis, John, Mrs. (Eliza Davis)  Search this
Davis, John  Search this
Medium:
Medallion: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Rural Cemetery North Inner Avenue Section 30 Worcester Massachusetts
Date:
1876
Notes:
Worcester Historical Museum, 1985, "B.H. Kinney."
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Image on file.
(On base, below John Davis' medallion, in raised letters:) JOHN DAVIS (On base, below Eliza Davis' medallion, in raised letters:) ELIZA DAVIS (On side of base, incised:) JOHN DAVIS/BORN IN NORTHBOROUGH/JAM.13, 1787/DIED IN WORCESTER/APRIL 19, 1854 (On side of base, incised:) ELIZA DAVIS/DAUGHTER OF (...transcription illegible)
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Summary:
The rectangular granite grave marker for Mr. and Mrs. John Davis is adorned at both ends with a bronze portrait medallion. At one end is a profile bust portrait of Mrs. John Davis (Eliza) wearing a bonnet, and at the other end is a profile bust portrait of Mr. John Davis.
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87680042
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_297693