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I took a few photographs of selected artworks inside the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida on the grounds of the Ringling Circus Museum.  Here is a marble relief of Edwin Wallace Stoughton made in 1878 by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, an American sculptor living from 1848-1907.  Saint-Gaudens did many famous bronze scultures in Philadelphia, New York and he designed the classic gold coins with Liberty on them.  These were probably the most beautiful American coins ever made.  Edwin Stoughton (1818-1882) was a prominent lawyer and jurist who was appointed American ambassador to Russia in 1877.

ISO 1250, F/4.5, 1/125 sec, 84 mm Lens

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