Young Abraham Lincoln Statue - Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted by: BruceS
N 39° 46.115 W 086° 09.918
16S E 571490 N 4402405
Quick Description: Bronze statue of a young Abraham Lincoln at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/23/2011 10:01:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMDCB3
"Young Abe Lincoln, is a public artwork by American artist David K. Rubins (born 1902 in Minneapolis, MN), located outside of the government center near the Indiana State House, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. This bronze sculpture is a depiction of a young Abraham Lincoln, an Abraham Lincoln that spent the majority of his formative years in Indiana.
Young Abe Lincoln is an oversized, rough style bronze sculpture of an adolescent Abraham Lincoln. He wears a shirt, pants raised above the ankle ankle and is barefoot. His proper left hand holds a book with the index finger holding its place.The sculpture sits outside of the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis, which is adjacent to the Indiana Statehouse. The sculpture measures 108 inches in height by 30 inches in width by 38 1/2 in depth and sits upon a red granite tripartite pedestal that measures 74 inches in height by 82 inches in width by 92 inches in depth. It weighs over 1,500 pounds. A foundry mark can be seen on the front of the pedastal MODERN/ART/FDRY/N.Y. The artist signature (D.K. Rubins) and copyright date (1962) can be seen on the rear, proper right side base of the sculpture." - Wikipedia