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Joe's Farewell

Object Number: 
1960.92
Date: 
1871
Medium: 
Plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 in. ( 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: " Joe's Farwell, Dolly Varden and Joe Willet" Signature: on back of base at right: "D. C. French"
Description: 
Genre figure
Gallery Label: 
Characters in Charles Dicken's "Barnaby Rudge", Joe Willet and Dolly Varden. Inspired by the Rogers groups and mass-produced in Bennington, VT in Parian ware and plaster. [cf: Craven, "Sculpture in America," p.393. sbs 6/6/07]
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group