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Object Name BUST
Title Jefferson Davis
Catalog Number 0985.13.00695
Date 1890
Description Plaster bust of Jefferson Davis. The bust is signed and dated on the back: "Alex. Galt/Copyright June 26th, 1890". Stamped into the front in block letters: "DAVIS". A fragment of the base is broken off but is still with the bust.
Material plaster
Dimensions H-24.5 W-10.5 inches
Made Alexander Galt
Event Reinterment of Jefferson Davis, 1893
Provenance Plaster bust of Jefferson Davis. The bust was placed near the casket of Davis when the body was lying in state preceding his reinterment in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Reinterment of Jefferson Davis at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia 1893
Subjects burials
Sculpture
Art