Overall: 19 3/4 x 18 x 12 in. ( 50.2 x 45.7 x 30.5 cm )
signed: proper right top of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: top back of base: "PATENTED AUG. 3 1866."
inscribed: "ROMEO JULIET NURSE"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 4, New York Historical Society.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.94-5.
Baker, Charles E., "John Rogers As He Depicted American Literature," American Collector, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 10-1, 16.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 109, 253, 294.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 194-5.
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
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