Volk Bust in Boston, Massachusetts

In Doric Hall on the second floor of the current Massachusetts statehouse, you will find this bronze bust by Leonard Volk. Lincoln sat for the sculptor in 1860, who used a life mask to make an accurate likeness of his then-beardless subject.

The bust is centered over a bronze tablet containing the text of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. The memorial was presented in March 1912 by the Women's Relief Corps, Department of Massachusetts.

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