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Catalog Number 1992.93.01
Title The Hornaday Buffalo Group
Object Name Sculpture
Artist Scriver, Bob
Dimensions H-10 W-21.5 D-17 inches
Medium Bronze
Date 1991
Notes Bronze depicting the Hornaday Buffalo Group as they were originally exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History 1887 - 1955. Six buffalo --a mature bull, an adult cow, a four-month-old calf, a spike bull, an immature calf, and a male calf --stand on a rocky knoll, with grasses and sagerush. Small pool of water in center. Buffalo skull in one corner. Mounted on oak base which pivots.

This Bob Scriver bronze is a re-creation of the William T. Hornaday diorama on display in Washington D.C. 1887 to 1955. The sculpture was commissioned to raise funds for the restoration of the original buffalo mounts.
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Bison
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