OOS Sculpture

Bust of Nikola Tesla

2008 / Creator Unknown / Cleveland

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A sculpture of renowned Serbian scientist Nikola Tesla. There are several inscriptions on the sculpture and base containing information about Tesla and the donation of the sculpture. Two books flank the bust, inscribed with the words, "The genius who lit the world" in both English and Serbian Cyrillic.

Location: Serbian Cultural Garden , 780 Martin Luther King Blvd.

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: “Bust of Nikola Tesla ,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 6, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1877.

Title

Bust of Nikola Tesla

Description

A sculpture of renowned Serbian scientist Nikola Tesla. There are several inscriptions on the sculpture and base containing information about Tesla and the donation of the sculpture. Two books flank the bust, inscribed with the words, "The genius who lit the world" in both English and Serbian Cyrillic.

Date

2008

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

Tesla Science Foundation
George Janik
Nancy Panzica

Location Street

780 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Location Type

Installation Date

2008

Materials

Inscription

DONATED TO THE SERBIAN CULTURAL GARDEN BY THE TESLA SCIENCE FOUNDATION ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF SERBIA AND THE SERBIAN REPUBLIC.
PEDESTAL DONATED BY GEORGE JANIK
IN MEMORY OF HIS WIFE NELL
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY NANCY PANZIC
THE SCIENTIST WHO INVENTED THE 20TH CENTURY
NIKOLA TESLA
1856 - 1943