Spirit of Industry

Spirit of Industry
Spirit of Industry
Spirit of Industry
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17158
Building: 
Current Location: 
Entrance to Grand Reading Area
Floor: 
3rd
Object Description
Object Type: 
Details: 
The "Spirit of Industry" holds a sheaf of wheat, representing agriculture, in her right hand and a distaff in her let hand representing manufacturing.
Framed: 
No
Length: 
10 inches
Width: 
9 inches
Height: 
30 inches
Description: 

A miniature bronze maquette representing the Spirit of Industry. The female figured is clothed in a pleated dress. A flowing shawl is draped over her shoulders and arms. The face of the figure looks nobly upward and outward at the viewer. The hair of the figure is short and accented with a headband. In the right hand she holds a sheaf of wheat representing agriculture. In the left hand she holds a distaff representing manufacturing. The figure, in her full stature, stands barefoot atop half of the world.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes