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Living notables sculptured in freeze of high court building
Photograph focuses on the frieze of the Supreme Court building, where the sculptor included some living notable people at the time, including himself. From left to right, all of the individuals include: William Howard Taft when he was a student at Yale, Elihu Root, Cass Gilbert (the architect), "Authority," "Liberty Enthroned," "Order," Chief Justice Hughes, Robert Aitken (the sculptor), and John Marshall as a youth.
12.8 x 15 cm
black and white
- Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Friezes (Entablature components)--Washington (D.C.)--1930-1940
- Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Marshall, John, 1755-1835--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Root, Elihu, 1845-1937--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Supreme Court Building (Washington, D.C.)
- Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- still image
- These materials are either in the public domain, according to U.S. copyright law, or permission has been obtained from rights owners. The digital version and supplementary materials are available for all educational uses worldwide.
- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Daily Tribune (December 11, 1934), p. 32
- Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)