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Sculptor:
Noisin  Search this
Founder:
Oregon Cast Works  Search this
Subject:
Clark, William  Search this
Lewis, Meriwether  Search this
Sacajawea  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: metal; Base: stone
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Jefferson High School 5210 North Kerby Portland Oregon 97217
Date:
1934
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Oregon survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Noisin (On plaque on base:) IN TRIBUTE TO THE INTREPID EXPLORERS/LEWIS AND CLARK/WHO SAVED THE WEST FOR THE UNITED STATES/MAY THE YOUTH OF THE WEST OFFER TO OUR/COUNTRY TRAINED MINDS AND HIGH IDEALS signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Relief plaque near entrance to school depicts Lewis, Clark and Sacajawea. One male figure is seated and holding an upright rifle. The standing male holds a gun in both hands. Sacajawea stands facing the two men. She points at the standing male with her proper right arm. She is in Indian dress and Lewis and Clark are in western pioneer dress. There are mountains are fir branches in the background.
Topic:
History--United States--Lewis & Clark  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Ethnic--Shoshone  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Control number:
IAS OR000093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323311