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Shipwrecked Mother and Child, 1851

Exhibit Description:
Shipwrecked Mother and Child, a well-known and controversial marble sculpture by Edward Augustus Brackett, 1851. The piece was inspired by the drowning of renowned feminist and transcendentalist Margaret Fuller and her family off of Long Island in 1850.
Worcester Art Museum
Brackett, Edward Augustus
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of the Worcester Art Museum, Gift of Edward Augustus Brackett.
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Edward Augustus BrackettsculpturesWorcester Art Museum