William Shakespeare statue



  1.  The statue of poet William Shakespeare is located on where I took the photograph located on the South end of the Mall/Literary Walk, at East 66th Street. This enormously standing portrait was made by John Quincy Adams Ward
  2. 2. The commemoration of William Shakespeare statue in New York City’s Central Park was built in 1864 to celebrate the three hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. The southern end of the Mall in Central Park is often referred to as “Literary Walk.” William Shakespeare is being highly honored as one of the most widely read English authors, but also one of the most easily recognizable, with his beard, mustache, and oblong shaped head. As a result, he has been commemorated and memorialized throughout New York City.
  3. 3. My reflections regarding William Shakespeare’s statue is that it grab my attention that th environment where the sculpture is situated it’s very relaxing environment, I was surprise to find out that The sculpture was donated by the citizens of New York, led by a committee to honor the 300th anniversary of the birth of the poet and dramatist in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564. Shakespeare is one of four sculptures by Ward in Central Park.

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