The Spirit of the American Doughboy - Madison, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 33° 35.744 W 083° 27.998
17S E 271110 N 3720060
Quick Description: This figure of a World War one shoulder was created by E. M Viquesney to honor the veterans of World War I. Located in front of the Monroe County Courthouse on E. Jefferson St. in Madison Gerogia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2010 5:56:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM9DE0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
This figure of a World War one shoulder was created by E. M Viquesney to honor the veterans of World War I. The statue is of a typical Dough Boy. He is dress in a WW I uniform, complete with his cartridge belt, gas mask, canteen and back pack. The shirt is buttoned to the neck. He is wearing leg wrappings and boots. His left arm is raised and he holds a grenade, his rife, with bayonet attached, is held by his side in his left hand. He is wearing a helmet and appears to be moving forward, the heel of his right foot is raised.
TITLE: The Spirit of the American Doughboy

ARTIST(S): Viquesney, E. M., 1876-1946

DATE: Copyrighted 1920, 1934

MEDIUM: Sculpture: marble and bronze; Base: concrete and stone.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 47260014

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

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
149 East Jefferson Street Madison, GA 30650-1387


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
I did not see any extra grenades. To me the figure appears to be marble and the rifle is bronze.


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