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Robert Fulton (1765-1815), with Model of First Steamboat

Object Number: 
X.73
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
White painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 14 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
incised: front of base: "ROBERT FULTON" paper label: on base: "Statue of ROBERT FULTON with model of First Steamboat. Copied original in Statuary Hall, U.S. Capital. Washington, D. C. which was presented to the U. S. Government by Fulton's native ....
Description: 
Portrait (full-length)
Gallery Label: 
Howard Roberts's marble statue of Robert Fulton was completed and placed in the U.S. Capitol in 1899.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group