Artifacts

Creator

John McClarey

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Creator Role

sculptor

Description

The sculpted bust depicts the likeness of Sauk Indian leader, Black Hawk. The piece features the proper right quarter profile of Black Hawk. He wears a necklace, earrings, and a roach headdress. The bust appears in a dark bronze hue that has a slight sheen.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

14 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

resin cast

Inscription

back of bust at base: McCLAREY

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

sculpture

Class

sculpture

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5375

Digital ID

FVW_05375

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Black Hawk Sculpted Bust

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