Equestrian Statue of Theodore Roosevelt
|Artist||James Earle Fraser|
|Dimensions||300 cm × 218 cm × 450 cm (10 ft × 7 ft 2 in × 14 ft 9 in)|
|Location||Manhattan, United States|
Equestrian Statue of Theodore Roosevelt is a bronze statue, by James Earle Fraser. It is located at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City. The statue depicts Theodore Roosevelt on horseback. Standing to either side of him are an American Indian and an African American. Roosevelt's proper left hand rests on the head of the African American.
It was dedicated on October 27, 1940. Cast by Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, RI.
The inscription reads:
(On rear of sculpture:)
J E FRASER SC 1939
(On front of base:)
(On left side of base:)
GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
(On right side of base:)
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
1901 1909 signed
- "Equestrian Statue of Theodore Roosevelt, (sculpture)". SIRIS
- Loewen, James (1999). Lie Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. p. 45. ISBN 1-56584-344-4.
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