Oliver P. Morton (Niehaus)

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Oliver P. Morton
OHP Morton, by Charles Henry Niehaus.JPG
ArtistCharles Henry Niehaus
SubjectOliver P. Morton

Oliver P. Morton is a 1900 marble statue of Oliver P. Morton by Charles Henry Niehaus installed in the United States Capitol, in Washington, D.C., as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. It is one of two statues donated by the state of Indiana.[1] The statue was accepted into the collection on April 14, 1900 by Indiana Senator Albert J. Beveridge.,[2]

The statue is one of eight that Niehaus has had placed in the Collection.[3]


  1. ^ Architect of the Capitol Under the Direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol, United States Government Printing Office, Washington 1965 p. 211
  2. ^ Murdock, Myrtle Chaney, National Statuary Hall in the Nation’s Capitol, Monumental Press, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1955, pp. 32–33
  3. ^ Viles, Philip H., National Statuary Hall: Guidebook for a Walking Tour, Published by Philip H. Viles, Tulsa, OK, 1997 p. 114

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