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Encyclopedia > John Quincy Adams Ward
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Order: 6th President Vice President: John Caldwell Calhoun Term of office: March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 Preceded by: James Monroe Succeeded by: Andrew Jackson Date of birth: July 11, 1767 Place of birth: Braintree, Massachusetts Date of ... J.Q.A. Ward's statue of Order: 1st President Vice President: John Adams Term of office: April 30, 1789 – March 3, 1797 Preceded by: None Succeeded by: John Adams Date of birth: February 22, 1732 Place of birth: Westmoreland, Virginia Date of death: December... George Washington (1882) in front of Federal Hall, New York

John Quincy Adams Ward ( June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. Events 1600-1899 1613 - The Globe Theatre burns to the ground. 1749 - New Governor, Charles de la Ralière Des Herbiers, arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island). 1786... June 29, 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). Events February 3 - The previously autonomous state of Greece gains full independence from the Ottoman Empire as the final result of the Greek War of Independence. Negotiations for the borders between the two states continue until 1832, under... 1830 – 1910) was an American sculptor, who is most familiar for his colossal standing statue of Washington (illustration, right) on the steps of The statue of George Washington in front of Federal Hall, on the site where he was inaugurated as the first U.S. President Federal Hall, once located at 26 Wall Street in New York City, was the first capitol building of the United States. The building was demolished in the... Federal Hall in Wall Street (1882).

He was born in Urbana is a city located in Champaign County, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,613. It is the county seat of Champaign County6. Geography Urbana is located at 40°639 North, 83°455 West (40.110937, -83.751463)1. According... Urbana, Ohio and trained under Henry K. Brown, then went to Washington in 1857, where he made a name with portrait busts of men in public life. He set up a studio in This is an article about New York City; see also NYC, New York, and New York, New York. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005. New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States and is at... New York City in 1861 and was elected to the National Academy of Design the following year.

Several of his sculptures are in At Bethesda Terrace: formal stairs and a viewing platform for a naturalistic panorama beyond the Lake. Central Park is a large park (843 acres or 3.4 km²; a rectangle 2.5 miles by one-half mile, or 4 km × 800 m) in Manhattan, New York. An oasis... Central Park, This is an article about New York City; see also NYC, New York, and New York, New York. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005. New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States and is at... New York City: Indian Hunter (1864) which was shown at the Worlds Fair is the generic name for various large expositions held since the mid 19th century. The official sanctioning body is the Bureau International des Expositions or BIE. BIE approved fairs are divided into a number of types: universal, and international or specialized. They usually last for between 3... Paris universal Exposition of 1867 and made his reputation, and The Pilgrim (1884), near East 72nd Street.

19th century American commissions for sculpture were largely confined to portrait busts and monuments, where Ward was preeminent in his generation, and sculptors made a living selling bronze reductions of their public works: many of Ward's survive.

In 1903, with the collaboration of P. W. Bartlett, he made the pediment sculptures for the New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. The NYSE is operated by the not-for-profit corporation New York Stock Exchange, Inc, with its main building located at 18 Broad Street, at the corner of... New York Stock Exchange.

Ward was a founder and president of the National Sculpture Society (1893–1904) and president of the The National Academy of Design, in New York, (often termed simple The National Academy) is an honorary association of American artists, with a museum and a school of fine arts. It was founded in 1825 by Samuel F. B. Morse, Asher B. Durand, Thomas Cole and others “to promote... National Academy of Design (1874). A biography: A. Adams, John Quincy Adams Ward 1912

External links

  • Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography 1887-9 (http://www.famousamericans.net/johnquincyadamsward/): list of sculptures

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