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MILLARD FILLMORE

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Millard Fillmore

Bryant Baker (Sculptor), Roman Bronze Works (Founder)

7/1/1932


 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Engraved Polished Grey Granite Base
 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 9 3 3 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 6 4 4 N/A

Description

Description
Fillmore stands wearing trousers, a Prince Albert frock, and a cloak thrown over his shoulders. His proper left arm is at his side cradling books, his proper right arm is at his side with his hand resting on a small table, and his proper right foot is slightly forward. The inscription on the front of the base reads: "Millard Fillmore 1900-1874, 13th President of the U.S., Lawyer, Educator, Philanthropist, Statesman. The proper right side of the base is engraved with the seal of the City of Buffalo. The proper left side of the base is engraved with an eagle and shield. The inscription on the rear of the base reads: "Erected by the State of New York to honor an illustrious citizen of Buffalo."
 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
This statue erected through a $25,000 New York State Legislature appropriation and was unveiled along with the Bryant Baker statue of Grover Cleveland at the dedication of the new City Hall in 1932. Both statues adorn the corners of the building.



 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
City Hall, southeast corner
 
Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 2002 Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 2000 Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. July
1998
Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1996 Good Very Good Very Good Very Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 1995 Fair Very Good Good Very Good No
Daedalus, Inc. July
1991
Poor Excellent Good Very Good No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey July 1992 Good Good No