John V. Lindsay (1921-2001)

John V. Lindsay (1921-2001)
Title
John V. Lindsay (1921-2001)
Date 
ca. 1975
Medium 
Bonded bronzed plaster
Dimensions 
Overall (including base): 21 1/2 x 8 x 11 in. (54.6 x 20.3 x 27.9 cm)
Description 
Portrait bust: Bronzed plaster bust on 5 1/2" square stone base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Cormac K. H. O'Malley
Object Number 
1996.7
Gallery Label 
John V. Lindsay (1921-2001) served as Mayor of New York City 1965 to 1972, during a tumultuous period of the city's history. Lindsay faced a long public transit strike, a teacher's strike, race riots, and huge municipal expenditures. He was unsuccessful in seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1980.
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Creative: Tronvig Group