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General Winfield Scott (1786–1866)

Object Name: Bust
Date: ca. 1850-1860
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Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 x 4 in. ( 24.8 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: Portrait bust.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Object Number: 1926.50
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Inscribed: Inscribed on back of base in paint: "356"

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This bust of General Winfield Scott (1786-1866) was given by Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of President Abraham Lincoln, to Charles Stebbins Fairchild of Cazenovia, New York, on the eve of Mr. Lincoln's departure from Harvard to join General Grant's staff at the front of Virginia.