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Sculptor:
Mosman, Melzar Hunt 1845-1926  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Springfield Springfield Massachusetts
Located Memorial Square Bradford, Main & Plainfield Streets Springfield Massachusetts
Date:
1906
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Image on file.
(On bronze base, figure's proper left side:) M H MOSMAN, SCUL (On plaque on front of granite base:) SECOND/MASSACHUSETTS/INFANTRY U.S.V./WAR WITH SPAIN 1898/ERECTED BY FRIENDS/OF THE REGIMENT IN/EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE signed
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Summary:
A Spanish-American War soldier marching with his rifle held over his proper right shoulder. The sculpture rests atop a square granite base adorned on the front with an inscription plaque that features the insignia of the Second Massachusetts Infantry --a shield over a sword and a palm frond.
Topic:
History--United States--Spanish American War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Emblem--Military Insignia  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000900
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_342792