Marble Bust of Caesar Augustus Private Collection, Newport, Rhode Island Marble Bust of the Roman Emperor Hadrian Private Collection, Newport, Rhode Island
Private collection, Newport, Rhode Island Hadrian Augustus ( 24 January, 76 AD – 10 July, 138 AD) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138 and was born into a Hispano-Roman family. Hadrian before He rebuilt the Pantheon and constructed
Nicholas Brown III (October 2, 1792 – March 2, 1859) was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Nicholas Brown, Jr. He was the United States Consul to the Papal court from 1845 to 1853 and later was Lieutenant Governor of
Francis Wayland (1796-1865), fourth president of Brown University, was born in New York City. Wayland set out to correct the reliance on textbooks with a new rule, “No text book shall ever be brought into the recitation room, except at
Ezekiel Gilman Robinson (1815-1894), seventh president of Brown University, was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts. He was an indifferent student, who later said of his college days, “I had drifted aimlessly into college and drifted aimlessly through it, waking up only
Benjamin West (1730-1813), professor of mathematics and natural history, was born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He had an early aptitude for mathematics and was largely self-educated, borrowing books from his friends. Bust of Ben West, before during and after restoration.
The Reading Room of the John Hay Library at Providence, Rhode Island’s Brown University is an Ivy League architectural classic. Above the vast bookshelves enveloping the room are high, wide windows bathing the room in daylight. Above the
Alexis Caswell (1799-1877), sixth president of Brown University, was born in Taunton, Massachusetts. He was descended from Thomas Caswell, one of the first settlers of Taunton. Marble bust of Alexis Caswell before and after restoration