Cast of George Washington Carver's Hand, 1943

Summary

Environmental scientist George Washington Carver and sculptor Isaac Hathaway were colleagues at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Hathaway's goal as an artist was to showcase the achievements of African Americans and make them visible. He made this cast of George Washington Carver's hand in 1943.

Environmental scientist George Washington Carver and sculptor Isaac Hathaway were colleagues at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Hathaway's goal as an artist was to showcase the achievements of African Americans and make them visible. He made this cast of George Washington Carver's hand in 1943.

Artifact

Cast (Sculpture)

Date Made

1943

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

45.78.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Isaac Scott Hathaway.

Material

Plaster
Bronze (Metal)
Paint (Coating)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5 in

Length: 11.5 in

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