The Weaver


The Weaver


The Weaver, a bronze sculpture by Daniel Chester French, dedicated in 1920 on the grounds of Peace Dale Library,


Images of The Weaver by Daniel Chester French, dedicated in 1920 on the grounds of Peace Dale Library in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.


Sculptor Daniel Chester French
Photographer Joseph McGovern
Photographer Dexter W. Hoxie
Photographer Jessica Wilson


South Kingstown Public Library


South Kingstown Public Library


Dexter W. Hoxie's photograph is c. 1920.
Joseph McGovern's photographs were taken shortly after the 2002 conservation of The Weaver.



Collection Items

The Weaver inscription below the bronze
Photo depicts dedicatory inscription in the stone below the bronze

The Weaver photo in dedicatory booklet
Black and white photograph of The Weaver from the dedication booklet

Rowland Hazard
Rowland Hazard photo taken from The Weaver dedicatory booklet

Rowland G. Hazard II
Photo of Rowland G. Hazard II in The Weaver dedicatory booklet

Frederick Rowland Hazard
Frederick Rowland Hazard photograph in The Weaver dedicatory booklet

Caroline Hazard, Fifth President of Wellesley College
Caroline Hazard in academic garb, in a Wellesley publication

Caroline Hazard in academic garb
Caroline Hazard in academic garb, holding book, looking forward, viewed from the side, occasion unknown

Caroline Hazard color photo
Caroline Hazard seated outdoors, holding wisteria bloom

The Weaver in sunlight
View of The Weaver in late morning sunlight

The Weaver in sunlight
The Weaver photographed at midday in sunshine

The Weaver Before Conservation
Shows The Weaver with green patina, prior to its 2002 conservation

The Weaver in morning sun
The Weaver in morning sun

The Weaver front view
Shows a close up front view of the monument

Poem, sculpture, stone, and sky
This image frames the top of the monument against the sky.

The Weaver plaque
A plaque installed by the Town of South Kingstown in front of the Weaver, c. 2017

Three scallop shells
Three scallop shells are shown carved in stone on the back of The Weaver. Caroline Hazard made frequent use of this symbol.

Roman Bronze Works signature
Signature of Roman Bronze Works, the foundry that cast the sculpture

Planned, set, and inscribed
Image of lettering showing the role of Caroline Hazard in the sculpture's creation, and her relation to the dedicatees

French and Bacon inscription
Image showing "Daniel Chester French, Sculptor" and "Henry Bacon, Architect", carved into the lower corner of the sculpture's stone housing

Fabric on loom
Image of the fabric on the loom, showing a pattern of scallop shells and doves
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