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Tom Schum of Ireland used a rag to remove the excess wax he was applying to a cast bronze sculpture he was finishing Friday in his studio space at the Dubois County Museum in Jasper. Schum was commissioned by Mike Schmitt of Jasper to create the sculpture of the nursery rhyme character Humpty Dumpty dressed in an aviator leather cap and jacket, and holding a velocity aircraft that is modeled after a plane Schmitt built. The sculpture, which is about 4 feet tall and weighs nearly 225 pounds, will sit on a wall that lines Schmitt’s driveway, Schum said. …

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