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2006.44.2554 (RS86705)

Description

A rectangular cast relief of a colonial man. The man has his left side to the viewer showing his profile. He is wearing a hat and his hands are out in front of him and there is a sword at his side. His coat stops at knee level. The back has a long wire that is attached in four places and a smaller loop that is at the very top edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"CHOICE WORDS OF ART / ARTISTIC FRAMING . ARLINGTON STUDIO / 330 BOYLSTON STREET / OPPOSITE ARLINGTON / BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (printed)
"LIBRARY / Right cf. fireplace . Right of window / Number three from bottom" (There is a figure of a man and around his neck handgs a sign that reads "US MAIL" and in his hand he holds a letter)
"Cast & tinted / by / C. Hazeltine / Providence / R.I." (Engraved)
Material
plaster
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
plaster
reliefs (sculptures)
Sculpture
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18 7/16 x 9 11/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2554
GUSN
224705

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