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To the White House, March 4th 1869, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Peyrau, August  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S  Search this
Colfax, Schuyler  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 62.107
Date:
1869
Notes:
M. & M. Karolik Collection of American Water Colors & Drawings, 1800-1875, Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1962, no. 757.
Summary:
Caricature portraits of President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax at the time of their inauguration. They standing side by side with their arms linked, Grant smoking a cigar and holding a scroll under his left arm, and Colfax holding a briefcase under his right arm and a scroll in his left hand.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Political--Vice President  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Scroll  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Control number:
IAS 20490069
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373510