Daniel Webster, State House - Boston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 42° 21.475 W 071° 03.828
19T E 330038 N 4691579
Quick Description: This bronze statue of famed orator Daniel Webster, by Hiram Powers, stands on the front grounds of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2009 5:54:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM7DAC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 10

Long Description:
From the Smithsonian Art Inventory

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Artist: Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873, sculptor.
Clemente Papi (Firm), founder.
Dates: 1858. Installed 1859.
Medium: bronze
Sculpture: approx. 101 x 36 x 29 1/2 in.
Inscription: (Left side of base:) H. Powers. Sculp. (On back:) C. Papi.fuse. (On front of base:) WEBSTER signed Founder's mark appears.

Description:
A standing portrait of Daniel Webster with his proper left hand resting on a fasces. In his proper right hand he holds a scroll. The sculpture rests on a tall square base which rests on three steps.

Control Number: IAS 76007495
URL of the statue: [Web Link]

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