|Nathaniel Hawthorne Statue on Washington Street|
The sculptor of this full-length bronze statue, commissioned by the Hawthorne Memorial Association, is Bela Lyon Pratt (1867-1917). The statue was dedicated in Salem on 23 December, 1925. In her book Portraits of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rita Gollin says that the statue was based on a famous photograph of Hawthorne in 1861-62 by W.H. Getchell of Silsb ee and Case (85).
|(photography by Bruce Hibbard)||close window|