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Saint Gaudens' Memorial to Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment

focuses on the powerful memorial created to honor one of the first African-American units of the Civil War. Six sections of in-depth material explore the artist and his working methods, historical background on Shaw and the regiment, the memorial and its conservation, text from the exhibition, and teaching resources. (National Gallery of Art)

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 'Shaw Memorial' (detail), 1900, patinated plaster.

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