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Chief of Department of Sculpture "To The Members of The Advisory Board of Sculpture, St. Louis World's Fair."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06343.323 Author/Creator: Chief of Department of Sculpture Place Written: New York, NY Type: Typed document Date: 1903/02/19 Pagination: 29 p. + dock. 32.5 cm x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: A detailed report on plans for sculptures to be featured at the exhibition, with an alphabetical list of sculptors at the rear of the document. Includes strike outs, additions, and corrections made with pencil.

People: Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era:

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