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    Watercolor still life and practice of color theory created by Enid Bland Yandell. Date is unknown, but it probably created during her time at the Art Academy of Cincinnati (1887-1889).
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    A page from Enid Bland Yandell's early career scrapbook. Enid actively documented her career by clipping articles that related to her and other women sculptors. This page shows a Courier-Journal article, "Miss Yandell's Work in Paris" (1896). The article also includes an image of a statuette of Miss Elsie Yandell, and an image of Enid at work in her Paris studio
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    Advertisement for The Branstock found within "The Craftsman" journal. In 1907 Enid Bland Yandell founded Branstock, a summer art school that taught a variety of classes.
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    Group of small figurines Enid created between 1897-1912 including: Bluebeard's Wife (1911), The Five Senses (ca. 1909), and the Fisher Boy and Mermaid tankard (1897).
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    Half figure bust of Mademoiselle Deckert de la Meillaie with her hair pulled up on top of her head and a shawl wrapped around her bare shoulders. Her hand rests on the head of a dog. One of only two known portraits by Yandell in the half-figure format (the other is the 1907 likeness of Dr. Bull), this figure represents a French friend of Enid's. The painted plaster is part of the Speed Art Museum's collection and the marble version is part of The Fine Arts Museum of Nantes collection in Nantes, France.
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    Bust of Emma Willard. The notation reads Public Library, Albany, New York.
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    Enid Bland Yandell painting or drawing a nude female figure, no date.
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    Enid Bland Yandell poses with model and sculpture of Indian Chief Ninigret. This was Enid's last major public commission which depicted the Niantic chief know for his peaceful relations with European settlers in his territory of Rhode Island. The model for the figure was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, performing in Paris at the time. The finished work presently rests on a rock beside the bay in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. A version of Chief Ninigret was one of two works which Yandell exhibited in the 1913 Armory Show. The other work featured was the Five Sense Fountain.
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    The Five Senses Fountain at an unknown site. The fountain was cast in bronze and measured 7' H, 5'3" in diameter at the basin. This was one of two works which Yandell exhibited in the 1913 Armory Show.
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    Detail of Pan and the terrapins on Hogan's Fountain in Cherokee Park.
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    Victory statue made of staff or plaster which was commissioned for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, MO. Two identical versions were made - one of staff and one of plaster. The Municipal Museum in St. Louis, MO owns the plaster.
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    Front view of marble statue of Hermes, Enid's final project for the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
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    Enid Bland Yandell poses in her studio in front of the plaster cast of the Carrie Brown Memorial Fountain. She is holding some of the tools used to sculpt the piece.
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    Enid Bland Yandell (center), Janet Scudder (left), and two other women pose on scaffolding in front of a caryatide in Lorado Taft's studio in Chicago. Enid along with Janet worked in Taft's studio together during the World's Columbian Exposition, better known as the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
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    Statue of Pallas Athena outside the Parthenon, displayed at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. The statue was twenty-five feet tall (forty feet with the base) and became the symbol of the Exposition. It was an exact copy of the "Pallas de Velletrie" in the Louvre and was produced in staff, a combination of plaster, hemp, and cement. It eventually fell apart due to outdoor exposure. Today limited images exist of the full statue, including this one housed at the Filson.
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    Enid Bland Yandell in ball gown (costume) standing before an ornate throne. Possibly when she was crowned the Queen of the carnival as part of pagenants and entertainments of the Satellies of Mercury.
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    Enid Bland Yandell (center) stands with a group of women in the woods. All the women are holding bouquets of flowers.
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    Enid Bland Yandell, (seated, third from the right) sits with fellow Red Cross members at the Debarkation Records Department in New Jersey.
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    Enid Bland Yandell and Baroness Geysa Hortense de Braunecker pose with a bicycle in the French countryside. Enid is on the right holding a bicyle, and Geysa Hortense de Braunecker is holding a dog. Both women are wearing hats.
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    Enid Bland Yandell and Baroness Geysa Hortense de Braunecker with Mary Crosby Hunt bas relief [1898] posing in studio. The current location of this bas relief is unknown.
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