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Sculptor:
Kretschman, E. A.  Search this
Founder:
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Relief plaque: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park West side of Emmitsburg Road, in front of Sherfy House Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Base dedicated: July 2, 1886; Sculpture dedicated: Nov. 11, 1888
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Image on file.
E. A. KRETSCHMAN / BUREAU BROS/BRONZE FOUNDERS/PHILA (On base:) FINNEY/PHILA (On front of base:) 114 PENNA. VOLS. INF'Y/(description of engagements)/COLLIS ZOUAVES (On right side:) KILLED AND WOUNDED/95/OFFICERS AND MEN (On back:) DEDICATED/JULY 2, 1886 (On right side:) 1ST BRIGADE/1ST DIVISION/3RD CORPS signed Founder's mark appears.
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.
Summary:
A bronze figure of a Zouave loading his musket stands atop a granite shaft adorned with a bronze relief plaque.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
History--United States--Pennsylvania  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA002004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_344304