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Captain John Smith

Willoughby near Alford, Lincolnshire, 1580 - London 1631
English soldier, explorer, and author; Admiral of New England
(Wikipedia)
William Couper & Charles Renick
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1907 (1960)

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Description

Bronze statue of John Smith in a swaggering pose.

Inscription(s)

captain john smith
citizen and cordwainer
1580-1631
first among the leaders of the settlement
at jamestown virginia
from which began the overseas expansion
of the english-speaking peoples

this statue
presented to the city of london
by the jamestown foundation
of the commonwealth of virginia
was unveiled by
her majesty queen elizabeth the queen mother
on monday 31st october 1960

Signature

Wm Couper
roman bronze works, inc. n.y.

Annotation

Copy of Renick's statue in Jamestown, Virginia.

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Location (N 51°30'49" - W 0°5'38")

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Item Code: gblo142; Photograph: 7 August 2014
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