World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

William Shakespeare (Ward)

Article Id: WHEBN0043055912
Reproduction Date:

Title: William Shakespeare (Ward)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Central Park, Statue of William Shakespeare, Leicester Square, Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, USS Maine National Monument, Victorian Gardens
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

William Shakespeare (Ward)

William Shakespeare
The sculpture in 2009
Artist John Quincy Adams Ward
Year 1870 (1870)
Type Sculpture
Material Bronze
Subject William Shakespeare
Location New York City, New York, United States
Coordinates 40.769862, -73.972474

William Shakespeare is an outdoor bronze sculpture of William Shakespeare by John Quincy Adams Ward, located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York.[1] The statue was created in 1870 and unveiled in Central Park in 1872.[2] Four thousand dollars towards the funding of the statue was raised at a benefit performance of Julius Caesar performed by the sons of Junius Brutus Booth (Junius Brutus Booth, Jr., Edwin Booth, and John Wilkes Booth) at the Winter Garden Theater.[3]


  1. ^ "Central Park: William Shakespeare".  
  2. ^ "William Shakespeare".  
  3. ^ Roberts, Sam (Nov 25, 2014). "As Booth Brothers Held Forth, 1864 Confederate Plot Against New York Fizzled". New York Times (New York Times Company). p. A23. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.