History of Champaign County, Ohio; Its People, Industries and Institutions Volume 1

History of Champaign County, Ohio; Its People, Industries and Institutions Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...is a magnificent portrait of Dr. Earl S. Sloan, the donor of the library, which is the work of Mr. Cushman. He also painted several notable scenes as mural decorations in the new residence of Doctor Sloan at New Bern, North Carolina. Among his other paintings which have attracted attention are three large Biblical studies--"Faith," "Hope" and "Charity"--which he painted for Doctor Sloan. Mr. Cushman's work is scattered from coast to coast and he is still busily working. He has worked in Woodstock, Urbana, Springfield, Dayton, Bellefontaine and V/ashington, D. C., in addition to the immense amount of work he has done at Zanesfield. In the cemetery at-Voodstock stands a striking and unique monument, known as the Cushman monument, which is a fine example of his ability as a sculptor. Those who have seen the paintings of Mr. Cushman do not hesitate to pronounce them fine works of art. Champaign county is glad to honor him as one of its distinguished sons. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS WARD. Not only is it the good fortune of Ohio to have given birth to a number of men whose pre-eminence in military service and in statesmanship is known the world over; but also our state can boast of a son whose work in marble and bronze places him without a peer among America's greatest sculptors. The work of this artist, Jolm Quincy Adams Wart, will stand for centuries to attest the greatness of the creative genius which gave them form. Cham-paign county should be doubly proud of this eminent artist, since he is a native son of Urbana. John Quincy Adams /ard was born on June 29, 1830, at Urbana, in the old homestead still standing on the southwest edge of town, and now occupied hy the sisters of the artist. He died in New...show more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835166
  • 9781236835161