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Bachelder, John B. [notes on terra cotta fountain of two children]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02673.18 Author/Creator: Bachelder, John B. Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note Date: no date 1876 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20.4 x 13.3 cm.

One of the most charming designs in the Exhibition is the fountain of Terra Cotta representing two children standing under a spread umbrella above which the jet of water plays....
Autograph note, probably ca. 1876 and accompanied by #19, upon which dating is based.

Bachelder was an artist, historian, and printmaker fascinated with the Battle of Gettysburg. He was selected by Congress to be the battle's official historian.

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