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Bust of Amos Adams Lawrence
  • Henry Dexter
    born: Nelson, New York, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Bust of Amos Adams Lawrence, circa 1871–1876
  • Where object was made: United States
  • marble
  • Object Height: 52 cm
    Object Height: 20 1/2 in
  • Gift of Amos Lawrence, 1878
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, E3
  • 0000.1693
Label Text

Bust of man with mustache. This is a portrait bust of Amos Adams Lawrence (July 31, 1814 - August 22, 1886), a Massachusetts man who financed the founding of the University of Kansas. The city of Lawrence is named after him.