Bronze statue of John Smith in a swaggering pose.
captain john smith
citizen and cordwainer
first among the leaders of the settlement
at jamestown virginia
from which began the overseas expansion
of the english-speaking peoples
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
roman bronze works, inc. n.y.
Copy of Renick's statue in Jamestown, Virginia.
- William Couper (1853 - 1942),
- Charles Renick,
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of London.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 79-80.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 207.
Location (N 51°30'49" - W 0°5'38")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gblo142; Photograph: 7 August 2014
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