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Title: Hill’s album of biography and art : containing portraits and pen-sketches of many persons who have been and are prominent as religionists, military heroes, inventors, financiers, scientists, explorers, writers, physicians, actors, lawyers, musicians, artists, poets, sovereigns, humorists, orators and statesmen, together with chapters relating to history, science, and important work in which prominent people have been engaged at various periods of time
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: Hill, Thomas E. (Thomas Edie), 1832-1915
Subjects: Biography Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Publisher: Chicago : Hill Standard Book Co.
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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er Columbus. He also finished the uncompleted designs for theWashington monument at Richmond, Va. ; made the colossal bronzestatue of Abraham Lincoln at Philadidphia; a statue for the Coltmonument at Hartford, Conn. ; memorial war-monuments for theStates of Rhode Island and Michigan, and ideal creations, in stone,of Isaac and Ruth. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS WARD. HE American sculptor, John Quiiicy Adams Ward, is the authorof the bronze statues of The Indian Hunter, A Private of theSeventh Regiment, and Shakspeare, all to be seen in Centralpark, New York. Urbana.O., was his birthplace in 1830. After par-tially preparing himself for the medical profession he studied sculp-ture; spent two years in Washington, modeling busts; settled in NewYork in 1801, and became president of the National Academy ofDesign in 1874. Among his other works are TheGood Samaritan,a statue of Commodore Perry, The Freedman, and several bas-reliefs, groups, etc. 7n>= —-O: h. .tk Me^ ? 33S DISTINGUISHED SCULPTOKS. -?
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