Statue of Plenty: World's Columbian Exposition

PhotographerFrances V. Stevens

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver

Year1893

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Allegorical, Animals, Cattle, Architecture, Buildings, Fairs/Expositions, Marginalia, Statuary, Supports, Waterways

Dimensions

Image Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.4 cm
Support Dimensions: detail: 16.1 x 12.9 cm


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Extending a stalk of maize above the figure of a bull, a female figure looks out onto the Grand Basin with the Peristyle seen at background left. Plenty was sculpted by American Edward Clark Potter (1857-1923) from staff: a temporary material made from plaster, cement and jute fibers.

 

signed in graphite at lower right corner on mount: F. V. Stevens - ‘93

overall staining and foxing to print´╗┐

Statue of Plenty: World's Columbian Exposition