Painted plaster with lead parts
Overall: 17 1/8 x 16 x 8 in. ( 43.5 x 40.6 x 20.3 cm )
inscribed: back of base, obscured by paint: "PATENTED MAY..."
Article, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vols. 1, 3, 4, New York Historical Society.
Daily Evening Transcript, Boston, May 11, 1872, p. 2.
Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society", New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 80.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.80-1.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 114, 119, 132-3, 228, 230-1, 294, 301, 304.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 132-5.
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
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