The Cadet, Randolph Macon Academy, Front Royal, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End
N 38° 55.382 W 078° 11.905
17S E 742876 N 4311967
Quick Description: The Cadet - Located at Randolph Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2012 6:38:00 PM
Waymark Code: WME787
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
Artist: Fraughton, Edward James, 1939- , sculptor.
Title: The Cadet, (sculpture).
Dates: 1991. Dedicated 1992.
Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete.
Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 10 ft. x 4 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft.; Base: approx. H. 3 ft. 2 in. x W. 4 ft. 8 in.

Inscription: Edward J. Fraughton (Plaque on front of base, raised:) THE CADET/COMMEMORATING/100 YEARS/1892--1992/RANDOLPH-MACON/ACADEMY/(1st column:) COMMISSIONED BY:/HARLAN CROW (2nd column:) SCULPTOR:/EDWARD J. FRAUGHTON signed

Description: A young cadet in uniform and cap kneels on his proper left leg. His proper left hand rests on his proper right thigh, holding the point of a sabre. The proper right arm reaches forward, the hand holding the blade of the sabre just below the hilt. A dove is landing on the sword's pommel, bearing a small olive branch. On the ground, scattered around the youth's proper left knee, are four books, and a scabbard hangs off his proper left hip.

Subject: Figure male -- Full length

Occupation -- Military -- Cadet

Dress -- Uniform -- Military Uniform

Animal -- Bird -- Dove

Object -- Weapon -- Sword

Object -- Written Matter -- Book

Dress -- Accessory -- Hat

Object Type: Outdoor Sculpture -- Virginia -- Front Royal


Owner: Randolph-Macon Military Academy, 201 West 3rd Street, Front Royal, Virginia 22630

Remarks: Commissioned by Harlan Crow. Sculpture commemorates 100 years of Randolph-Macon Military Academy.

Condition: Surveyed 1994 November. Treatment needed.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: The Cadet

Figure Type: Combination of two figure types

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Edward J. Fraughton

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1991 Dedicated 1992

Materials used: Concrete base Bronze sculpture figure

Location: Located in the center of the front lawn within the Academy grounds

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