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Bataan-Corregidor Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Ochoa, Michael  Search this
Sculpture: gray granite; Base: granite and concrete
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by City of Deming 309 South Gold Deming New Mexico 88030
Located Deming Luna Mimbres Museum Veterans Park 301 South Silver Avenue Deming New Mexico
April 1991. Dedicated April 19, 1991
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Mexico survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On front of monument:) BATAAN-CORREGIDOR/LEST WE FORGET/200TH (crossed cannons) 515TH (On lower back of monument:) DEDICATED APRIL 19, 1991 unsigned
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 rectangular marker with etched designs of two emaciated prisoners of war standing behind barbed wire. The man on the left is bare-chested, wears frayed pants cut-off above the knee, and untied army boots. He bows his head and places his proper left hand on the second man's shoulder. The man on the right holds an empty canteen in his proper left hand. He wears a jacket, frayed pants cut-off above the knee and sandals. Behind the marker, an angled stone wall contains plaques decorated with embedded military emblems.
History--United States--World War II  Search this
State of Being--Other--Imprisonment  Search this
Control number:
IAS NM000472
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums