Appeal to the Great Spirit

Cyrus Edwin Dallin, American, 1861 - 1944
Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island


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1912; cast about 1922


Overall: 39 3/4 × 26 1/4 × 36 15/16 in. (100.9 × 66.6 × 93.9 cm)

Base: 1 15/16 × 9 1/4 × 28 in. (5 × 23.5 × 71.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from the Honorable Leslie P. Snow, Class of 1886



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, on top of base, proper left side: c[circled] C.E. Dallin 1912; inscribed, on proper right side of base, near back: QAPU #7 / GORHAM Co. FOUNDERS.

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Cyrus E. Dallin (1861-1944), The Rockwell Museum, Corning, New York, April 16-August 27, 1995.1995

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.

Public Art, Tower Room, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1928.

The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, December 16, 2013-April 13, 2014; Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, May 9-August 31, 2014.

Publication History

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 55, no. 237.

Ekaterina Ford, Dartmouth College June 2003 Memorial Ceremony Hosted by the Members of the Class of 1998 (brochure), June 2003, 6pp., cover ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 124, no. 97.

Thayer Tolles and Thomas Brent Smith, The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 192 pp., ill. p. 170.


Source unknown [purchased with funds from Leslie P. Snow (1862-1934, Class of 1886), Rochester, New Hampshire], 1928.

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