OOS Sculpture

Mothers and Children Anxiously Awaited Return of Their Loved Ones

2012 / Carolyn Manto / Cincinnati

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This bronze work by Carolyn Manto depicts a mother and child and is one of two life-size sculptures that are part of The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument.

The monument was the result of a collaboration among a number of artists and was dedicated on September 9, 2012 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the defense of Cincinnati in 1862. It also includes several bronze plaques (including narrative explanations and relief scenes) and the names of the 718 members of the Black Brigade. Users may click on "The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument" link below to see other works in the monument.

Location: Smale Riverfront Park, 166 Mehring Way

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: Carolyn Manto, “Mothers and Children Anxiously Awaited Return of Their Loved Ones,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 8, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2031.

Title

Mothers and Children Anxiously Awaited Return of Their Loved Ones

Description

This bronze work by Carolyn Manto depicts a mother and child and is one of two life-size sculptures that are part of The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument.

The monument was the result of a collaboration among a number of artists and was dedicated on September 9, 2012 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the defense of Cincinnati in 1862. It also includes several bronze plaques (including narrative explanations and relief scenes) and the names of the 718 members of the Black Brigade. Users may click on "The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument" link below to see other works in the monument.

Creator

Date

2012

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

166 Mehring Way

Location Type

Installation Date

2012

Materials