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Milmore Memorial / Death Staying the Hand of the Sculptor, 1892
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Daniel Chester French
Collection
Boston Art Commission
Materials
Bronze
Dates
  • Installed, 1892
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Description
he Milmore Memorial, also known as Death Staying the Hand the Sculptor, commemorates the sculptor brothers, Joseph Milmore (1841-1886) and Martin Milmore (1844-1883). Martin Milmore, the better known of the two, created the standing soldier for the Roxbury Soldiers Memorial (also in Forest Hills Cemetery), and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, the landmark column with sculptural enhancements, located on the Boston Common. Both monuments set the pattern for many subsequent Civil War monuments....
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Location
Morton Street & American Legion Highway
Boston, MA
United States

Located in the Forest Hills Cemetery.
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