Elsie Ward Hering
(1872 - 1923)
Elsie Ward Hering was active/lived in Colorado, New York, Missouri. Elsie Hering is known for sculpture-portrait, miniature.
Biography Elsie Ward Hering
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A MISSOURI GIRL'S TRIUMPH.
Over Three Other Women Sculptors She Won a Fountain Competition.
From the Denver Times. (KANSAS CITY TIMES, NOVEMBER 30, 1903)
"Miss Elsie Ward, a Missouri girl, whose home is in Denver has been awarded the prize for the best model, for a drinking fountain to be presented to the World's fair at St. Louis by the W. C. T. U. Upon the completion of the bronze figure she will he given a check for $2,500 for her work. Miss Ward entered the competition which was opened to the women sculptresses of the world about seven weeks ago, and won over three other competitors, Misses Enid Yandell, Janet Scudder and Melva B. Wilson.
The judges who made the award are: Isaac Taylor, chief of works, World's fa
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