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Massachusetts Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles 1871-1932  Search this
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite boulder
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Vicksburg National Military Park 3201 Clay Street, Box 349 Vicksburg Mississippi 39180
Located Vicksburg National Military Park Grant Circle Vicksburg Mississippi
Date:
Dedicated November 14, 1903
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Mississippi survey, 1993.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, MS5025, 1989.
Monumental News, Nov. 1902; April, Nov., Dec. 1903; June 1905.
Vicksburg National Military Park, 1988.
Image on file.
(On bronze plaque on front of base:) MASSACHUSETTS TRIBUTE TO THE/29th. AND 35th. AND 36th. REGIMENTS/VOLUNTEER INFANTRY/9th ARMY CORPS.
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:
A Civil War volunteer soldier stands in uniform as if walking, carrying a rifle over his proper right shoulder, his proper left hand touching his belt. He wears a visored cap and a jacket. The soldier is mounted upon a boulder base with inscribed plaques.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS MS000300
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_329356