Bronze Statue of Laddie Boy

ID: SIA2009-0445 and 811

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1923

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 7

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A man stands besides the bronze statue of Laddie Boy designed by Bashka Paeff. Laddie Boy was President Warren Harding's Airedale. The inscription reads "Laddie Boy, cast from the pennies of newsboys throughout the nation in memory of Warren Gamaliel Harding, their friend". It was a gift of the Roosevelt Newsboys' Association.


Harding, Warren G (Warren Gamaliel) 1865-1923


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 7

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Bronze
  • Laddie Boy
  • Animals
  • Dogs
  • Paeff, Bashka
  • Gifts
  • Statues
  • Roosevelt Newsboys' Association
  • Newsboys
  • Pennies


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2009-0445 and 811

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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