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United States of America
Denver
Colorado

Civic Center Park

Bronco Buster

Alexander Phimister Proctor
1920

Denver /  Bronco Buster   Denver /  Bronco Buster

Description

Sculpture of a cowboy on his bucking bronco.

Inscription(s)

"BRONCHO BUSTER"
presented to denver
by
J.K. MULLEN
a.d., 1920

Signature

a. phimister proctor

Annotation

In the mid-1910s, at the request of Major Robert Speer (who was also Denver Mayor from 1904-1912 and 1916-1918), two large bronzes in Civic Center park were given to the city by two civic-minded Denver residents who wanted to leave lasting memorials of beauty to the city.

Sculptor

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Location (N 39°44'20" - W 104°59'20")

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