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Historic Posters

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Remington's Cowboy

Remington's Cowboy

Just down the hill from Mount Pleasant, situated high against the rock is Frederic Remington's "Cowboy." It is the only large-scale work he did and, ironically, his last as well. Remington (1861-1909) selected the spot for "Cowboy" himself and it does indeed face West!

Fairmount Park