Robert Fulton (1765-1815), with Model of First Steamboat
White painted plaster
Overall: 11 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 14 x 15.9 cm )
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 ....
Howard Roberts's marble statue of Robert Fulton was completed and placed in the U.S. Capitol in 1899.
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