Created: 2 Apr 1841
Image size: h 6.6cm x w 6.5cm
Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera
Mount: sheet of tissue paper
Physical description: top corners of negative double-clipped to a imply a rounded finish
Inscription: in pencil, verso, 2 April /41 [2 April 1841]
Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History
Object owner number: 1995.0206.054
Collection: Photographic History Collection
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Baily's best known work is probably his sculpture of Nelson which graces the top of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London. However, "Eve at the Fountain" was the work that made Baily famous at the age of 34.
A large plaster model for the finished sculpture is held at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
The finished marble statue was purchased for the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery in 1826.
Baily and his work is well represented in the online resource, Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain & Ireland 1851-1951.
Statuette of "Eve at the Fountai...