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Original bust of Gen"l U. S. Grant. by Karl Gerhardt

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Published by Wm. N. Woodruff & co., proprietors ... in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English


  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsE672 .G36
The Physical Object
Pagination14, [2] p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22888703M
LC Control Number10032728

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Promotional book, with 16 leaves of subscription blanks at end, for a bust of U.S. Grant by Karl Gerhardt. Ms. note at foot of t.p.: "Goodwin Bros. / Elmwood Ct. / sole manufacturers." Description. In the prospectus issued to promote sales of this bust (copies at Connecticut Historical Society and Connecticut State Library) there were letters of praise from Grant's son Fred, Augustus St. Gaudens, J. Q. A. Ward, and Charles Dudley Warner, plus photographs of Gerhardt's statue of Nathan Hale and his Putnam Monument.   Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character by Hamlin Garland Garland was a popular 19th century writer who wrote a one-volume account of Grant’s life. The book was based on . Terra cotta bust, 8 1/2 inches tall,depicting a pensive Grant in his last months oflife. Some mild wear and traces of old gildedbronze finish; an attractive and well-preservedexample. Gerhardt sculpted a clay model for thisbust in Grant's home on Ma , and latermade Grant's .

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