The Founding of Dartmouth, 1769, by Eleazar Wheelock

Florence Joseph McAuliffe, American, 1882 - 1940



Plaster with patina

Overall: 14 × 14 × 9 in. (35.6 × 35.6 × 22.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Lawrence Doeneck, in memory of his father Arthur Maxwell Doenecke



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, front of base: The Founding of Dartmouth, 1769, by Eleazor Wheelock; signed, right end of base: McAuliffe '08


The artist; to his friend, Arthur Maxwell Doenecke (1896-1971); to his son, Arthur Lawrence Doenecke (1938-2018), Brooklyn, New York, about 1971; given to present collection, 1971.

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