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The Spirit of the American Doughboy - Crowell, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 33° 59.035 W 099° 43.487
14S E 433053 N 3760608
Quick Description: Figure of a World War I infantryman advancing through the stumps and barbed wire of No Man's Land.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/23/2015 1:06:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMP996
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
From Smithsonian Art Website: He holds a grenade in his upraised proper right hand. His proper left arm, now broken off at the elbow, originally held a rifle. The figure is mounted atop a circular concrete base, set on a larger circular platform with cannon.
TITLE: The Spirit of the American Doughboy

ARTIST(S): E. M. Viquesney

DATE: Dedicated Nov. 11, 1932

MEDIUM: Bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 47260107

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Corner of Main (Hwy 6) and Commerce (US 70) Crowell, TX 79227


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