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French, Daniel C. (1850-1931) to John Sherman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01802.01 Author/Creator: French, Daniel C. (1850-1931) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 May 1886 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 20.2 x 24.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Indicates that his price for a marble bust sculpture is $1000. Informs that he will be in Washington D.C. soon to finish a bust of Vice President Henry Wilson and can stay to begin Sherman's if he so desires. Gives his preferred timing and scheduling for sittings. Thanks him for commissioning the bust and complimenting his skill.

Background Information: French was an American sculptor whose works primarily depicted eminent Americans and symbolic figures. Sherman was an important Republican leader and a United States Senator from Ohio 1861-1877. He also ...served as Secretary of the Treasury and later as Secretary of State. Wilson was Vice President 1873-1875 under Ulysses S. Grant.See More

People: French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931
Sherman, John, 1823-1900

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PoliticsVice PresidentArt, Music, Theater, and FilmFinance

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