Wednesday, July 31, 2013

ANSWER - Tuesday Trivia: Presidents

Where in the U.S. is the only statue of George Washington for which America's first president actually posed?

In Richmond, Virginia, in the state capitol. The life-size marble statue was carved by noted French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon after he took detailed measurements of Washington's body, and made a life mask of his face and a plaster bust of his head. The statue was installed in the capitol rotunda in 1796.

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