General Shepard Monument (1918) by Augustus Lukeman. |
Located in Westfield, Massachusetts. Bronze. Restored in 2003.
Light green corrosion and extensive black streaking have intermixed to disfigure the statue. The dramatic color differences interfered with the unity and legibility of the work.
The city of Westfield decided to preserve the existing developed green patina. A new patina was applied to balance and make more readable the existent one.
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