Memorial to the High Marines of Chaumont

Title

Memorial to the High Marines of Chaumont

Subject

Sculpture (visual work)
Memorials (Monuments)
War memorials
Architecture (object genre)

Description

Memorial in Chaumont, France, commemorating the High Marines who were killed in 1870. The monument depicts a bronze sculptural group (Fame with an officer and a soldier) on a stone pedestal. It was unveiled in 1898.

Creator

Attributed to Samuel Hurst Seager (1855–1933)

Source

First World War Memorials sub-collection, Lantern Slide Collection, Art History & Theory Visual Resources Collection

Date

c.1920–1925

Rights

Some rights reserved CC-BY

Accession Number

LS.01.0108

Original Format

B & w transparency, lantern slide

Materials

Photographic emulsion, glass

Physical Dimensions

81.5 x 81.5 x 1mm

Image Dimensions

56 x 81.5mm (w x h) approx.

Location

Unknown

Associated Person(s)

Samuel Hurst Seager (1855–1933)

Collection

Citation

Attributed to Samuel Hurst Seager (1855–1933), “Memorial to the High Marines of Chaumont,” Illumination & Commemoration, accessed April 24, 2019, http://seagerlanternslides.nz/items/show/117.

Output Formats

Geolocation