Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Coming to the Parson
  • John P. Rogers
  • Coming to the Parson, 1870
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plaster
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 55.9 x 43.2 x 26.7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 x 17 x 10 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1654

Young couple appearing before parson to be married. Parson looks up from newspaper entitled "The Union." Foreshadowing the future possibly, a cat and dog show hostilities towards each other.