Winston Churchill (McVey)

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Winston Churchill
Winston-Churchill-McVe035.JPG
Artist William M. McVey
Year 1966
Type Bronze
Dimensions 210 cm × 110 cm × 180 cm (84 in × 42 in × 72 in)
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°55.189′N 77°03.690′W / 38.919817°N 77.061500°W / 38.919817; -77.061500Coordinates: 38°55.189′N 77°03.690′W / 38.919817°N 77.061500°W / 38.919817; -77.061500
Owner English Speaking Union

Winston Churchill is a portrait sculpture by William M. McVey. It is constructed of cast bronze.[1]

History[edit]

It was unveiled by Dean Rusk, on 9 April 1966.[2]

A model is in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.[3]

The accompanying plaque notes that one of Churchill's feet is on American soil and one on British Embassy grounds, symbolizing his dual British-American ancestry and his his work towards the maintenance of the Anglo-American alliance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winston Churchill, (sculpture).". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Winston ChurchillbyWilliam M. McVey/ American Art

External links[edit]

External video
"Winston Churchill statue", CSPAN