- Close-up view of statue from 'American Royalty' bronze sculpture group honoring Florida Native Americans on the grounds of the R.A. Gray Building - Tallahassee, Florida
- Photographed on March 15, 2007.
- Image shows detailed view of the King's hand. Note re-created tattooed patterns that the Indians made by rubbing charcoal in small incisions made in the skin. Also barely visible is the long thumbnail. The King's long nails were indicative of his royal status, much like the emperors of China. These life-size figures of cast bronze were designed and created by the artist team of Bradley Cooley and Bradley Cooley Jr. from Lamont, Florida.
- "American Royalty" is the third sculptural group installed in the Indian Heritage Tableau at the R.A. Gray Building that honors Florida Native Americans. It was taken from a drawing done by sixteenth century artist Jacques Le Moyne during his travels up through what is now Florida to the Carolinas. The group of indigenous peoples of the European Contact Era (mid-16th century) shows a King, Queen and servant. The work was funded by corporate sponsor Robert Floyd and artists Bradley Cooley and Bradley Cooley Jr. It was dedicated on March 15, 2007.
Title of Work
- American Royalty (Sculpture)
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