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Severn Teackle Wallis
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Severn Teackle Wallis

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Description One of the premiere lawyers of his generation, Severn Teackle Wallis was elected to the Maryland Legislature in 1861, where he proceeded to lead a faction of politicians opposed to the Civil War. The Federal Government, under the direction of Lincoln, imprisoned Mr. Wallis for his transgressions. This piece is a plaster cast of a bronze sculpture. The full size bronze version stands in East Mount Vernon Place, close to the Walters Art Museum.
Date Description Narrative
1/03/1979Examinationexamined for condition
  • A Baltimorean in Paris: George A. Lucas, 1860-1909. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Inscribed in pencil on base: Marqueste Paris 1904
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters (?)

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H: 33 7/16 in. (85 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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