On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Overall: 29 9/16 x 13 1/4 x 11 in. (75.1 x 33.7 x 27.9 cm)
Base: 12 x 11 in. (30.5 x 27.9 cm) (show scale)
Foundry mark inscribed on drapery at back, below signature, in script: "Ames Foundry. / Chicopee Mass."
Inscribed on drapery at back: "T Ball Sculpt. / Boston, Mass / 1853"
Gift of M. Christmann Zulli
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Thomas Ball (American, 1819-1911). Daniel Webster, 1853. Bronze, Overall: 29 9/16 x 13 1/4 x 11 in. (75.1 x 33.7 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of M. Christmann Zulli, 1991.269. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.269_transp3737.jpg)
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