Administered by Amherst College Amherst Massachusetts 01002 Accession Number: S 1914 l
Located Amherst College North side of Frost Library Amherst Massachusetts 01002
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
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Willard D. Paddock Sculpt. Copyright 1914 (On back of granite bench:) I KNOW IN WHOM I HAVE BELIEVED AND AM PERSUADED THAT HE IS ABLE TO KEEP THAT WHICH I HAVE COMMITTED TO HIM AGAINST THAT DAY/NOAH WEBSTER -HIS FAITH signed
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A bronze allegorical figure draped in classical robes is seated on a granite bench with its proper right arm resting on the back of the bench and its proper left arm resting on a scroll unfurled across its lap. The figure's robes are loosely draped across the back of the granite bench. The bench is adorned at each end with carved wings and a shallow bronze urn.