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Sculptor:
Gorum, Jerry  Search this
Founder:
Dell Ray Bronze  Search this
Subject:
Lee, Robert E  Search this
Medium:
Figure: cast bronze; Base: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Johnson Bayou High School La. 82 Johnson Bayou Louisiana 70631
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 29, 1984
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Louisiana survey, 1996.
Image on file.
Lake Charles American Press (LA), Sept. 30, 1984, pg. 59.
(Bronze plaque on front of base, raised:) GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE/J.B.H.S. MASCOT DEDICATED/9-29-1984/HONOR, DIGNITY AND PRIDE/REFLECT HIS LIFE (Column 1:) DANIEL BILLIOT/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER/HOWARD ROMERO/J.B.H.S. PRINCIPAL/C. RICHARD DROST/J.B.H.S. ATHLETIC ASSOC. (Column 2:) JERRY GORUM/SCULPTOR/CAST BY/DELLRAY BRONZE INC. unsigned
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Summary:
General Robert E. Lee stands in uniform. He wears a coat with a pack, gloves, pants, and thigh-high boots. He holds his hat in his proper right hand and his sword with his proper left hand. He stands atop a base with an inscribed plaque.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Occupation--Education  Search this
Control number:
IAS LA000243
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_324866