OOS Sculpture

Smiling Solly

ca. 1885 / Creator Unknown / Cleveland

OOS Ryder sculpture.jpg

A small stone figure reported to have been a hitching post for notable nineteenth-century Cleveland photographer James F. Ryder, whose biography is titled "Voigtlander and I." The sculpture bears the inscription "Ryder Beats 'Em All." (The first name and middle initial on the sign is an error.)

Previous Location: Cleveland Photographic Society headquarters and before that Mr. Ryder's studio, 211 Superior Avenue

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: “Smiling Solly,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 29, 2020, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1677.

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Title

Smiling Solly

Description

A small stone figure reported to have been a hitching post for notable nineteenth-century Cleveland photographer James F. Ryder, whose biography is titled "Voigtlander and I." The sculpture bears the inscription "Ryder Beats 'Em All." (The first name and middle initial on the sign is an error.)

Date

ca. 1885

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Location Previous

Cleveland Photographic Society headquarters and before that Mr. Ryder's studio, 211 Superior Avenue