Gorham Manufacturing Company / The Ethiopian / 1912Gorham Manufacturing Company
The Ethiopian

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Creator Name: Gorham Manufacturing Company
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Founder
Creator Dates/Places: founded 1813
Biography: In addition to plants in Rhode Island, the company was headquartered in New York City in 1905 with a retailoffice there. Initilly founded in 1813; Gorham Silver was active from 1831 to 1981. In 1967, the company mergedwith _____Textron and no longer manufactured bronze items.
Creator Name-CRT: Gorham Manufacturing Company
Creator Name: Lee, Arthur
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1881 Norway-1961 USA
Biography: Came to U.S. in 1888.
Creator Name-CRT: Arthur Lee
Title: The Ethiopian
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1912
Creation End Date: 1912
Creation Date: 1912
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: overall: 27 7/8 x 11 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. (70.9 x 29.9 x 25.8 cm.)
Inscriptions: back left corner of base engraved: AL (artist's monogram) 1912back right side edge ofbase stamped: GORHAMCO, FOUNDERS GR (illegible) C (each letter written in a square) OAPI
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1990.30
Credit Line: Museum purchase made possible by William T. Evans, William Franklin Paris, and Helen Spear
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Rights: http://nmaa-ryder.si.edu/nmaainfo/rights.html
AMICA ID: SAAM.1990.30
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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