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4. The Three Witches from Shakespeare's Macbeth.

 
19th Century Fire Back, Royall Tyler Theatre  
Anonymous. 19th century cast iron fireback mounted on the north wall of the entrance to the Royall Tyler Theatre. An unusual subject for the functioning part of a working fireplace, but an appropriate subject for the University's Department of Theatre, the low, raised relief sculpture imaginatively depicts Shakespeare's witches with convincing realism. The dedication to UVM Professor Betty Bandel on June 28, 1975 reads: "In Honor of Betty Bandel. Teacher, Scholar, Playwright, Historian, Soldier, Maker of Sundials, Gadfly. 'Youth is the daughter of time.'"


   
  Sundial, 1970, Old Mill, (South Wall)
Professor Betty Bandel also figures prominently in the planning of the Sundial with UVM Seal (1807), bronze relief, South Wall, Old Mill,1970. This was a gift from Bandel's colleague, Professor Willard B. Pope and his wife. The commemorative plaque beneath the Sundial quotes first UVM President Daniel Clarke Sanders from an 1812 speech: "The Sun of Science is Rising Towards it Meridian Splendor." Created by W.M.Schenk and designed by Hermann Eggar, the UVM Seal appears in several formats throughout campus. See, for example, the pediment over the entrance to Waterman Building, the entrance to Williams Hall, and the granite Memorial plinth erected on the south end of the University Green.