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Bronze Statue of Laddie Boy

Bronze Statue of Laddie Boy
Harding, Warren G
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder: 7
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Laddie Boy, Statues, Bronze, Paeff, Bashka, Dogs, Animals, Newsboys, Gifts, Pennies, Roosevelt Newsboys' Association
Harding, Warren G (Warren Gamaliel) 1865-1923
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Exhibit
Local 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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Bronze Statue of Laddie Boy

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