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These Are My Jewels

Artist

Levi Tucker Schoffield

Artwork Owner
Ohio Statehouse
Description:

The sculpture These Are My Jewels is an imposing addition to the northwest corner of the Statehouse grounds. Tall and commanding, a series of life-size portrait sculptures arranged around a drum-shaped base gives recognition to the military and political leaders from the state of Ohio who contributed greatly to the... Read more

The sculpture These Are My Jewels is an imposing addition to the northwest corner of the Statehouse grounds. Tall and commanding, a series of life-size portrait sculptures arranged around a drum-shaped base gives recognition to the military and political leaders from the state of Ohio who contributed greatly to the Union cause during the Civil War. These leaders are Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, James A. Garfield and Phillip Sheridan, as well as Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. President Rutherford B. Hayes was later added at President William McKinley's request.

Dates

Made: 1893

Plaque Text

"Plaques surrounding the sculpture naming each figure - General Ulysses S. Grant, General Philip Sheridan, Edwin M. Stanton, James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Salmon P. Chase, and General William T. Sherman"

Categories
Statue
Address:

1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215
Franklin County
614-752-9777 (phone)
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Materials

Bronze

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