Winston Churchill (McVey)

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Winston Churchill
Winston-Churchill-McVe035.JPG
ArtistWilliam M. McVey
Year1966
TypeBronze
Dimensions210 cm × 110 cm × 180 cm (84 in × 42 in × 72 in)
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Coordinates38°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
OwnerEnglish 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 work towards the maintenance of the Anglo-American alliance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winston Churchill, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120703054202/http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/our-embassy/location-access/residence/residencechurchillstatue. Archived from the original on July 3, 2012. Retrieved March 8, 2013. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Winston ChurchillbyWilliam M. McVey/ American Art

External links[edit]

External video
"Winston Churchill statue", CSPAN