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Weighing The Baby

Object Number: 
1951.441
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 x 2 in. ( 10.2 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Miniature genre group
Bibliography: 
Daily Evening Transcript, Boston, Sep. 25, 1876, p. 6. The Evening Post, New York, Nov. 9, 1876, p. 2. New York Daily Graphic, New York, Jan. 8, 1877, p. 3. 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.84-5. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 116-7, 241, 294, 300-1, 304. Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 158-9, 249.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group