Artisanal Miniature Creation: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Enjoying this miniature artisan creation, a tiny miniature doll, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., stands at just 4 1/2″ tall (11.4cms):

Historical Doll (miniature): Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935)  was an American jurist who served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the USA from 1902 to 1932. He is one of the most widely cited United States Supreme Court justices and one of the most influential American common law judges. Justice Holmes retired from the Court at the age of 90, making him the oldest Justice in the Supreme Court’s history.

 

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Oliver is dressed handsomely in black suit jacket and trousers, white high necked shirt, and neck tie. He carries a miniature copy of one of his famous works in hand and I hand painted the tiny details of his face.
This special historical miniature stands a mere 4 1/2 inches tall, (11.4 centimeters) and is created pattern free from wood, wire, clay, and paint.

Much more here at Uneek Dolls

 

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Daguerreotype image showing Holmes in his uniform, 1861, during the US Civil War. More on Justice Holmes, Jr here.

 

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The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Pragmatism, and the Jurisprudence of Agon: Aesthetic Dissent and the Common Law

The Majority Opinions of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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