Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Unknown American, American, after Thomas Ball, American, 1819 - 1911

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around 1850

Wood covered in plaster

Overall: 73 in. (185.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ellen Gray Soule

S.924.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 29, 1994-June 5, 1995.

Happy Birthday Daniel Webster, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 5, 1975-January 25, 1976.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Daniel Webster, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 25-July 9, 1989.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

“Sale of the contents of a wood carver’s shop”; sold to Edward Winsor (1813-1860), Duxbury, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to his brother-in-law, Samuel Gilbert (1801-1897), Dorchester, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to his cousin, George Marshall Soule (1813/14-1868), Hingham, Massachusetts, date unknown; bequeathed to his wife, Lucy Thomas Ford Soule (1822-1911), Hingham, Massachusetts, 1868; bequeathed to her daughters, Lucy Frances Soule (1846/47-1918) and Ellen Gray Soule (1843-1924), Hingham, Massachusetts, 1911; bequeathed to Ellen Gray Soule (1843-1924), in 1918 (at the death of her sister, Lucy Frances Soule); bequeathed to Dartmouth College, 1924.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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