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Old Soldier's Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Founder:
White Bronze Monument Company  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: white bronze; Base: concrete and stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Humboldt Office of the City Clerk 29 5th Street South Humboldt Iowa 50548
Located Union Cemetery Humboldt Iowa
Date:
1883 or 1885
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Iowa survey, 1996.
Summary:
Uniformed Civil War soldier stands atop a tall, ornate, obelisk-like pillar. The figure wears a long coat, cap and moustache. He holds his rifle in front on him with both hands around the barrel and the butt at his feet. The pillar contains many decorative reliefs and stands on a tiered base. Reliefs include a bust of George Washington on the south side, Abraham Lincoln on the east, Ulysses Grant on the west and a Union soldier on the north.
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
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS IA000284
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_329617