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Blind Man's Bluff, Santa Claus

Object Number: 
1936.709a
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Plaster composition
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 12 in. ( 31.4 x 30.5 cm )
Marks: 
signed: on base rim: "JOHN ROGERS N. Y."
Description: 
Bas-relief garden urn with hole through base.
Gallery Label: 
Also called "Father Christmas"
Bibliography: 
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 177-8.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group