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Rev. Cotton Mather (Son of Increase) Using His Powerful Influence to Overcome the Prejudice Against Inoculation for Smallpox in Boston, 1721

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

c. 1915

Artist:

Sally James Farnham
American, 1869–1943

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Sally James Farnham

Title

Rev. Cotton Mather (Son of Increase) Using His Powerful Influence to Overcome the Prejudice Against Inoculation for Smallpox in Boston, 1721

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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c. 1915

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Cast below image: REV. COTTON MATHER (SON OF INCREASE) USING HIS POWERFUL INFLUENCE TO OVERCOME / THE PREJUDICE AGAINST INOCULATION FOR SMALLPOX IN BOSTON, 1721

Dimensions

55.2 × 88.9 × 6.9 cm (21 3/4 × 35 × 2 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Alonzo C. Mather

Reference Number

1926.2193

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