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Garatti, John B. 1881-1949  Search this
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by Big Stone County Veterans Service Officer 20 Southeast 2nd Street, Big Stone County Courthouse Ortonville Minnesota 56278
Located Big Stone County Courthouse 20 Southeast 2nd Street Lawn Ortonville Minnesota 56278
1920 (?). Dedicated 1920
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(Bronze plaque on front of base, raised letters:) MEMORIAL/(...transcription illegible) (Three bronze plaques on back and sides of base:) (names of war veterans)
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.
A shaft with the world globe surrounded by four spread-winged eagles. Near the top of the shaft,on each of the four sides, are reliefs of war emblems. On the front -- two laurel branches, on the sides and the back there are two crossed rifles, a shield and a sphere with a small cross on it and wings on either side. Below the reliefs are text plaques, and at the ground level planters are attached to the base.
History--United States--Military history  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Emblem--Military Insignia  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000334
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums