Alice in Wonderland and Juliet from Verona We Aren’t

 

On August 20, 2020, a spectacular sculpture Women’s Rights Pioneer Monument by  Meredith Bergmann was placed in Central Park in New York City. It honors the hard work that our American suffragists, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth contributed to the nation.

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To me I found it hard to believe that it is the first statue in Central Park, in New York City, depicting historical, and not fictional, female figures.

How naive of me.

There were only two statues of women in Central Park prior to this monumental work honoring American women’s contribution to freedom and justice.  They are Alice in Wonderland and Juliet of Romeo and Juliet. As you may see, it was timely that the American woman received better and more accurate representation.

 

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

On August 26, 2020, the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote, sculptor Meredith Bergmann's  Women's Rights Pioneer Monument was dedicated in Central Park, New York City....

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