John V. Lindsay (1921-2001)

Object Number: 
1996.7
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Cormac K. H. O'Malley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group