New York, East
3 December 1996
Paul Wayland Bartlett (1865-1925)
'Preparedness', A Bronze Figure of an Eagle
inscribed 'Copy-righted. By P.W. Bartlett. 1916' and in raised letters 'PREPAREDNESS' and stamped 'Cast by Griffoul. Newark N.J.'
12½in. (31.7cm.) high, dark brown patina
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The present model was conceived in 1915 and was cast in bronze in 1916.
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