National Geographic : 1947 Jun
Our M1lagnificent Capital City SNational Geographic Society Eklachrome by 11.Anthony Stewart Every Washington Honeymoon Couple Wants a Snapshot Taken in Lafayette Square "Andrew Jackson" represents the Capital's first equestrian statue. Clark Mills, a self-taught artist, devoted nine months to learning how to balance rider and rearing horse. His solution so delighted Congress that it voted him a $20,000 bonus. Cannon captured by Jackson in the War of 1812 were cast into the bronze in 1853.