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Model, Centennial Man

Text on plaque: "Presented to Dr. Robert R. Martin in recognition of his artistic vision by Felix De Weldon, sc., February 1977." n 1974 the Alumni Association and Dr. Robert Martin commissioned Felix de Weldon, best known for the Iwo Jima Marine…

Trophy, Miami Heart Institute Humanitarian Award

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Round disc mounted on marble. Text on front: "Miami Heart Institute Humanitarian Award." Text on back: "In grateful appreciation of your generous support, presented to W. Arnold Hanger."

Trophy, Dan Mahoney Memorial Golf Classic

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Loving cup with handles standing on a pedestal. Silver golfer stands on top. Text: "Dan Mahoney Memorial Gold Classic 1960"

Unidentified female figure

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Goes with marble pedestal (H0000409). This statue and the pedestal it stands on may have been part of the original furnishings at Arlington.

Pedestal

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Marble pedestal goes with Sculpture (visual works) of an unidentified woman (H0000410). This statue and the pedestal may have been part of the original furnishings at Arlington.

Elegy for R.V.B.

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According to an email from the artist (dated 8/6/2006), the "Sculpture (visual works) was made in memory of Roe Van Boskirk. Roe was a member of EKU's music faculty who died of AIDS in 1988. He was loved by his piano students and greatly admired as…

Cabinet, two door with faux marble top

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Two drawers over two cabinet doors; black marble (?) with brown and white streaks.

Table, gilt, marble top

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No. 12 written on the bottom, cabriole legs

Girandole with "Elizabethan" couple

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One piece in a set of three. Made of cast bronze and mounted on a marble base. A nearly identical set appears in H. Parrott Bacot's study, Nineteenth Century Lighting. Bacot indicates that a similar girandole was manufactured by Dietz, Brother and…

Girandole with "Elizabethan" couple

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One piece in a set of three. Made of cast bronze and mounted on a marble base. A nearly identical set appears in H. Parrott Bacot's study, Nineteenth Century Lighting. Bacot indicates that a similar girandole was manufactured by Dietz, Brother and…

Girandole with "Elizabethan" couple

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One piece in a set of three. Made of cast bronze and mounted on a marble base. A nearly identical set appears in H. Parrott Bacot's study, Nineteenth Century Lighting. Bacot indicates that a similar girandole was manufactured by Dietz, Brother and…

Sideboard, marble top

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Two drawers on top; three cabinet doors beneath. Decorative columns on front.

Table, marble top

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Table has one drawer at top and two cabinet doors that open at the bottom.

Equestrian statue

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Commissioned in 1974 along with the Stratton Building and cost $150,000. The equestrian statue in front of the Stratton Building was commissioned as a part of the new Law Enforcement Complex in 1974. The $150,000 statue was funded from the building…

Centennial Man

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In 1974 the Alumni Association and Dr. Robert Martin commissioned Felix de Weldon, best known for the Iwo Jima Marine Corps War Memorial to create a statue celebrating the centennial of Eastern Kentucky University.

The monument depicts a strong,…

Ariadne and Panther

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A sculpture known as "Ariadne and the Panther".Plaque text: "Presented by Dr. and Mrs. J.T. Dorris in memory of their only son Lieut. Donald Hugh Dorris. Class 1935. Lost with the Vincennes Aug. 1942." According to Five Decades of Progress, Dr.…