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Title Artist Date

 Samuel Manning Welch

Eugene Morahan (Sculptor), Roman Bronze Works (Founder)




Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Engraved Polished Pink Granite Base



Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 8 2.5 2.5 N/A
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 8 4 4 N/A


Welch stands dressed in period uniform, his feet slightly apart, his arms at his sides, and his hands resting on the handle of his sword. The inscription on the front of the base reads: "Samuel Manning Welch 1851-1919, Citizen 1879, Soldier 1915, Served in the National Guard of New York 1887-1911, Colonel 65th Infantry 1898, Colonel 65th New York Infantry in Spanish American War 1911-1915, Brigadier General 4th Brigade N.G.N.Y., Brevet Major General, the tribute to him as a man and patriot is made by his comrades and friends."


Biographical Info.

No information is available at present.


Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
S. Elmwood Ave., Jerge St., and Niagara St. median 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 Good Very Good Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 2000 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. July
Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1996 Good Very Good Good Good No
Fine Objects Conservation, Inc. July
Very Poor Excellent Fair 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 June 1992 Poor Fair No