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Stone Age in America

1887 by John J. Boyle

Stone Age in America

Stone Age in America. Credit: K. Ciappa for GPTMC


In this handsome bronze, an axe-wielding Native American woman carries one of her young children while another crouches beside her. At her feet lies a dead animal, probably a bear cub, and she scans the path ahead for further danger. Remarkably, this 19th-century sculpture reflects few of the cultural stereotypes common at the time.


Kelly Drive north of Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130


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