Form Plaque: 1865

 

This photo is of the Form plaque carving for 1865 on display in the Coit Upper Dining Hall that was completed by woodcarver John Gregory Wiggins sometime between November of 1922 and May of 1923.

The following description of the design was written by Wiggins in the June 7, 1923 edition of the Horae Scholasticae:

In the upper right is Abraham Lincoln; in the upper left, Appomattox Courthouse.  The lower part of the shield shows “Stars and Stripes” and “Stars and Bars” crossed.

Click the thumbnail on the left to see the original concept drawing created by Wiggins as part of the design process for this carving.

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"Form Plaque: 1865." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 28 May 2017.



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