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Overall (including base): 21 1/2 x 8 x 11 in. (54.6 x 20.3 x 27.9 cm)
Portrait bust: Bronzed plaster bust on 5 1/2" square stone base.
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.
Gift of Cormac K. H. O'Malley
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