From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French, an exhibition in the Wallace Kane Gallery at the Concord Museum from October 11, 2013 through March 23, 2014, was a collaboration between the Concord Museum and Chesterwood, a Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The exhibition was made possible by 

Nancy and Reinier Beeuwkes
Timothy and Rebecca Blodgett
Elise and Pierce Browne
Graham and Ann Gund
Martha Hamilton
Anne Hayden and Ivan Burns
Jonathan and Judy Keyes
Martha Wallace and Edward Kane
Margaret and Chip Ziering

A special thanks to the lenders

Chesterwood, a Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
American Ornithologists’ Union
Chapin Library of Rare Books, Williams College
Collection of Brad Bigham
Collection of Dr. Benjamin Lincoln Smith and Family
Collection of Jonathan and Judy Keyes
Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection of Robert Brett, Jr.
Collection of the Social Circle in Concord
Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association 
Navy Art Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command
William Munroe Special Collections at the Concord Free Public Library

Thanks also to

Donna Hassler, Executive Director, Chesterwood
Anne Cathcart, Associate Manager of Collections & Programs, Chesterwood
Dana Pilson, Exhibition Research Assistant
Leslie Perrin Wilson, Curator, William Munroe Special Collections,
Concord Free Public Library
Robert Shure, Skylight Studios, Inc.
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Background photo credit: The Piccirilli Brothers assembling Daniel Chester French’s sculpture of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial, 1920. Photographer unknown, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC. Copy print from Chapin Library, Williams College, Gift of the National Trust for Historic Preservation/Chesterwood, a National Trust Historic Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, NT 69.38.1305