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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: zinc or zinc-coated metal; Base: zinc or zinc-coated metal
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Village of Sherman Park Street Sherman New York 14781
Located Corner of Park Street & Church Street Sherman New York
Date:
Dedicated 1913
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, NT0049, 1989.
Monumental News, Aug. 1914, pg. 510.
Summary:
Full-length figure of a Civil War soldier standing at parade rest. He wears a uniform, overcoat and cap. The cape of his coat is thrown over his proper right shoulder. He holds a rifle by the barrel with both hands; the butt of the gun rests on the ground near his feet. The zinc or zinc-coated sculpture stands atop a zinc pedestal. The faces of the pedestal are decorated with relief bunting. The proper right side of the pedestal has a portrait bust of Lincoln in relief. Below the main shaft of the pedestal are arches and columns sculpted in relief. The pedestal ends in two steps.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--Revolution  Search this
History--United States--War of 1812  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
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY001439
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340906