The Founding of Dartmouth, 1769, by Eleazar Wheelock

Florence Joseph McAuliffe, American, 1882 - 1940

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1908

Plaster, 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

S.971.43

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

Provenance

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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