Alexander Milne Calder
Plaster maquette (small scale model) of the final version for the 37-foot high, 27-ton bronze figure of William Penn (1644 - 1718) atop Philadelphia's City Hall, by Alexander Milne Calder (Scottish-American, 1846-1923). English colonist William Penn, a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), founded the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The full length figure of Penn wears colonial garb, with his right hand extended gracefully, and a copy of the Charter of Pennsylvania in his left hand.
Gift of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
General Collection, Museum Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia