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Hans Christian Anderson Sculpture by Georg John Lober -- Central Park, New York City, New York - The Hans Christian Anderson sculpture depicts Anderson reading a book which displays the opening lines of 'The Ugly Duckling' (unseen). 'The Ugly Duckling' at his feet. The sculpture (cost $75,000) by Georg John Lober, was dedicated in 1956. It was Sponsored by the Danish-American Women's Association with contributions coming from schoolchildren of Denmark and New York City.

Bronze statue of Hans Christian Andersen reading his story "The Ugly Duckling" to the duck sitting at his feet in Central Park, Manhattan, New York City. (Photographer, The Hague, Holland)