Thursday, November 3, 2011

Today, a most beautiful statue....

When our friend Rose was here a few weeks ago we all went to The National Museum of the American Indian. This rather magnificent statue, is called 'Allies in War, Partners in Peace' and was created by Utah Sculptor Edward Hlavka. General George Washington, Chief Oskanondohna (Chief Shenandoah), and Polly Cooper are portrayed here and it tells of a fascinating story, which I will tell you more about in a later post.

18 comments:

Cloudia said...

yes! quite wonderful group


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diane b said...

is a great sculpture. I learned a lot bout the Indian history while we were on our tour bus in USA. It is a fascinating history and also an embarrassing one similar to our treatment of aboriginals in the early days.

The Elephant's Child said...

Really looking forward to that story.

Kay said...

This really is a beautiful statue. You've really photographed it beautifully.

Valerie said...

It's a fine sculpture... such attention to detail. Looking forward to reading more about it.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

That is a wonderful piece of art.

So happy to have internet access again:) Hope all is well.

Sunray Gardens said...

That is gorgeous. What wonderful lifelike details.
Cher Sunray Gardens

Mama-Bug said...

Quite beautiful Denise.

imac said...

Love it Denise, look forward to it.
Makes a great Header too.

Andrew said...

Lovely to see Denise... I really enjoy your posts. xx

Kay said...

That really is a very pretty statue. I love things like this.

Hugs,
Kay

Debbie said...

what a beauitful sculpture, with sooo much detail!!

Jean said...

Nice shot of the neat statue. I love Native American history and am looking forward to the story.

Sharon said...

Wonderful artwork!

Sandy Kessler said...

Really lovely

Roeann/Lucy/whatever said...

I love that museum. It had many things that here in Arizona we see all the time so it was fun to walk through. The statue is incredible.

ashok said...

yes...quite beautiful

Lui said...

Could this be similar to Chief Seattle's letters? It was considered questionable yet I still use and get inspired by it a lot! Maybe I should use it for my TF entry this weekend.

I also hope you are doing well with your Pa-in-law. This also reminds me about a concept I did years ago: "who is taking care of the caregiver?" inspired at the moment I took care of my bedridden parents between work. It was both tiring and loving moments. Enjoy yours!

Have a meaningful week, Denise!
And good wishes for the rest of your family!

And lastly, bless you for feeding the squirrels!