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    Scarce 1900 Teddy Roosevelt Bronze Plaque from his vice presidential campaign. Roosevelt is depicted frontally as a young and vigorous candidate in this heavy, high relief bronze. A partial signature - as cast - below his bust reads "liams, 1900". The piece is also marked on the base as having originated in the foundry of John Williams Company, New York. Williams was a highly regarded producer of official bronze sculptures, including a jugate McKinley & Roosevelt plaque which incorporates the portrait offered here. This exceptional piece has a few spots of stable green verdigris and enjoys even toning overall. Only one of two wire hanging loops soldered to the verso has survived. Overall an attractive piece of political sculpture. Very fine condition, 6.75" x 10".

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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