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Tommy Trojan
Photographer: J. J. Prats
Taken: November 29, 2018
Caption: Tommy Trojan
Additional Description: This 1930 bronze by Roger Noble Burnham is approx. 8 feet tall on a 6¾ foot concrete base. From the Smithsonian’s Art Inventories Catalog: “Full figure Trojan warrior, wearing mohawk helmet, loincloth and decorative boots. Holds Sword of Education in proper right hand and round Shield of Courage in proper left hand. Sword is drawn and shield in held in front. Seal of USC appears on the front of base. Bronze relief plaque of running semi-nude males on right of base. Bronze relief plaque of six females and one male on left of base. They wear classical dress and carry symbols of learning. Incised torch with flame on rear of base.”
Submitted: February 9, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p463613
File Size: 4.939 Megabytes


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