• Scrimshaw depicting a black Union soldier

    Sperm whale tooth of ivory with scrimshaw design of young man wearing cap and with thumb in belt.

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  • Wooden Sculptures

    Sculpture made of two separate pieces of wood. Both are L-shaped with rounded elbow, one has wood lattice at bend; the other features holes drilled along the entire length of its narrow edge.

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  • Model of Ceres

    Storrs, John, 1885-1956 (artist)

    Model of Ceres, made of electroplated plaster on a marble base. Full length figure draped in antique dress. Holding a bag of grain in her right hand and a sheaf of wheat in the left. Featureless face…

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  • Abraham Lincoln's life mask and hands

    Volk, Leonard Wells, 1828-1895 (artist)

    Life mask and hands of Abraham Lincoln. Left hand shown clenched. Right hand of Abraham Lincoln, shown gripping rod. Cast after 1860.

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  • Metal sculpture study

    Sculpture study made of metal, consisting of seven strips woven into a brick shape.

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  • Arrival of Marquette at the Chicago River, plaster bas-relief

    MacNeil, Hermon Atkins, 1866-1947 (creator)

    Plaster coppery gold colored bas-relief image of Native American and white men portaging with their canoes on their backs. A man is seated in a canoe in the center of the composition.

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