Allegorical figure for a building

Allegorical figure for a building

Francis Derwent Wood, R.A. (1871-1926)

c. 1899

Plaster [?]

The Studio

This work of architectural sculpture, which apparently belongs with the figures for Industry, Locomotive Transit, and Steamship Transit also illustrated in The Studio, has as its attribute a winged staff with what might to be a serpent curled around it — thus making it represent medicine.

Scan and text by George P. Landow

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