Roman Bronze Works female bronze : Vale Girls Honor Guard, Vale, OR, May 8 1917.

Roman Bronze Works female bronze : Vale Girls Honor Guard, Vale, OR, May 8 1917.

$4,800

[unattributed]
American
Vale Girls Honor Guard, Vale, OR, May 8, 1917.
Casting by Roman Bronze Works
19 x 12 inches
Engraved : ‘VALE / H. T. B. [honor the brave] / MAY EIGHTH NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN’.

[unattributed]
American
Vale Girls Honor Guard, Vale, OR, May 8, 1917.
Casting by Roman Bronze Works
19 x 12 inches
Engraved : ‘VALE / H. T. B. [honor the brave] / MAY EIGHTH NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN’.

On May 8, 1917 in Vale, OR, 50 young girls came together to create the Vale Girls Honor Guard which was part of the National Honor Guard.  The Roman Bronze Works produced bronzes for Tiffany Studio and Frederick Remington and already had ties to the West.  (See newspaper clipping).