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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Westmoreland Museum of Art 221 North Main Street Greensburg Pennsylvania 15601
Date:
Installed 1925. Relocated 1958
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
Full-length figure of a Civil War soldier. He wears a uniform and cap. He stands at parade rest holding the barrel of a rifle with both hands; the butt of the gun rests on the ground in front of him. The bronze sculpture stands atop a tall square stone column. The front face of the column is ornamented with crossed flags. The column ends in a tiered base which has decorative bronze medals mounted on the front. The base ends in a single step.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--World War II  Search this
History--United States--Korean War  Search this
History--United States--Vietnam War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001651
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_341520