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Lincoln, The Emancipator
Buffalo History Museum

Formerly Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum
1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY
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Photos taken Jan. 2015

"Charles H. Niehaus (Sculptor)             Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Founder)                 1902                 Bronze Statue on Engraved White Marble Base                 5' height / 3' width / 4' depth                
"Lincoln is seated with his proper left leg crossed over his proper right leg.  He holds the Emancipation Proclamation in his hands.                  
"This statue is a replica of the statue located in Muskegon, Michigan by the same sculptor." 
- City of Buffalo: Public Art Collection Online (online Jan. 2015)

The Lincoln statue was originally located in the State Court  
             It was commissioned by the Lincoln Birthday Association founded by and in honor of Buffalonian Julius E. Francis
            Sculptor: Charles H. Niehaus             Also by Niehaus: Oliver Hazard Perry statue

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            Acanthus leaves             Guilloche             Reeding

Bay/laurel leaves in panel ... Acanthus leaves ... Guilloche ... Reeding

 Photos and their arrangement 2015 Chuck LaChiusa
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