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Plaster male bust Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of man in glasses wearing an ascot, made in preparation for being cast in bronze. On back: Mss356_0773
Male plaster bust Clemson University Libraries Cast plaster bust of a man. On back: Mss356_0716
circa 1935
Male plaster bust with measurements Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of a man in a double-breasted suit, made in preparation for casting in bronze. On back: Nov. 5, 1945; Roman Bronze Corp. New York, N.Y.; Gentlemen: Kindly advise approximate date and cost of the bust on opposite side to be cast in bronze. Height 18 in. width 13" . Will express plaster model immediately.; Yours very truly A. Wolfe Davidson 409 Grover st. Marietta, Ga.Mss356_0734
1945
William "Uncle Bill" Greenlee (plaster) Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of William "Uncle Bill" Greenlee, cast during A. Wolfe Davidson's time as a student at Clemson College. Greenlee had been a servant at Fort Hill Plantation, and the coach driver of Clemson founder Thomas G. Clemson. He worked for the college for over fifty years, and advised Davidson in his modeling of the original Clemson statue, which was cast in stone in 1939. On back:  Mss356_0440 [Bill Greenlee] : Thomas G. Clemson's, Coach Driver
Circa 1935
Davidson working on plaster "Brotherhood of the Tiger" Clemson University Libraries A. Wolfe Davidson smooting the plaster cast of "Brotherhood of the Tiger," before founding the statue in aluminum. The tiger statue was installed in front of Littlejohn Coliseum in 1969. Sculpted during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. Image taken from a negative.
George Chaplin (plaster) Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of George Chaplin, who was then a rising junior at Clemson College and wrote for The Tiger. Chaplin and Morris Campbell, a Clemson alumnus, encouraged A. Wolfe Davidson to offer to do sculptural work for Clemson College in exchange for tuition and board. This arrangement was approved by J.C. Littlejohn and E.W. Sikes, then president of Clemson, and Davidson entered Clemson as a student in the Fall of 1934. On back: Mss356_0146 [bust of George Chaplin]
Davidson working on plaster "Brotherhood of the Tiger" Clemson University Libraries A. Wolfe Davidson smoothing the plaster cast of "Brotherhood of the Tiger" with a rast, before founding the statue in aluminum. The tiger statue was installed in front of Littlejohn Coliseum in 1969. Sculpted during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. Image taken from a negative.
Andrew Jackson (plaster) Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States. Sculpted during the artist's residency in Greenville, SC, as part of a commission for the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project. The finished bronze bust was sent to Jackson's birthplace of Lancaster, SC. On back: MSS356_0474bust of [Andrew Jackson]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0165 [Thomas Clemson statue]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0169 [Thomas Clemson statue]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0174 [? and Thomas Clemson statue]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0173 [? and Thomas Clemson statue]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0176 [Thomas Clemson statue]
William "Uncle Bill" Greenlee (plaster) Clemson University Libraries Plaster bust of William "Uncle Bill" Greenlee, cast during the A. Wolfe Davidson's time as a student at Clemson College. Greenlee had been a servant at Fort Hill Plantation, and the coach driver of Clemson founder Thomas G. Clemson. He worked for the college for over fifty years, and advised Davidson in his modeling of the original Clemson statue, which was cast in stone in 1939. On back: Mss356_0439: [Bill Greenlee] : Thomas G. Clemson's, Coach Driver, Lived in Calhoun, S.C., When Statue was built.
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Circa 1935
Male plaster bust Clemson University Libraries On back: Mss356_0732
circa 1935
"Brotherhood of the Tiger" statue, plaster in progress Clemson University Libraries Plaster casting of "Brotherhood of the Tiger" before being founded in aluminum. The tiger statue was installed in front of Littlejohn Coliseum in 1969. Sculpted during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0089 [Brotherhood of the Tiger, ClemsonUniversity] Fish Fountain7'0" Tall
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of the Thomas G. Clemson statue on a wooden mockup of the cement base. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0178 [Thomas Clemson statue]
Edith, Jennifer, Jessica, and Johanna Burwinkle (plaster mold) Clemson University Libraries Plaster mold cast from sculpted clay bas-relief portrait of Edith Burwinkle, A. Wolfe Davidson's younger daughter, and her three daughters Jennifer, Jessica, and Johanna. Created during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0111 [Edith, Jennifer, JessicaJohanna Burwinklebas relief medallion]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue in crate Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of the Thomas G. Clemson statue in wooden crate for transport. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0175 [Thomas Clemson statue]
Plaster cast of Thomas G. Clemson statue Clemson University Libraries Plaster cast of the Thomas G. Clemson statue on a wooden mockup of the cement base. The original stone statue of Clemson was cast in plaster on site in preparation for being cast in bronze, before being transported to Davidson's studio. Cast during the artist's residency in Gainesville, GA. On back: Mss356_0177 [Thomas Clemson statue]

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