Stamptuary Hall: Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton’s statue and stamp both show that for which he is most famous: his invention of the steamboat. In fact, his statue depicts Fulton seated, hard at work, eyes toward his model steamboat rather than the viewer.

Robert Fulton

The Fulton statue is one of Pennsylvania’s contributions to the collection, and it can be found in Statuary Hall.


About Laura

Paralegal with Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, frequent museum visitor, based in Washington, DC. I care about what museums can do, both in terms of public offerings and internal practices, to make the world a better place. I blog about museum education ("informed"), the social work of museums ("humane"), and visitor experience ("citizenry").
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