OOS Sculpture

Colonel William Dickson Receives a Sword from the Black Brigade

2012 / John Hebenstreit / Cincinnati

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This bronze work by John Hebenstreit is one of two life-size sculptures that are part of The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument. It depicts Colonel William Dickson being presented a sword by another member of the Black Brigade, possibly Marshall P.H. Jones; both figures are standing.

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 W Mehring Way

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: John Hebenstreit, “Colonel William Dickson Receives a Sword from the Black Brigade,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 8, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2032.

Title

Colonel William Dickson Receives a Sword from the Black Brigade

Description

This bronze work by John Hebenstreit is one of two life-size sculptures that are part of The Black Brigade of Cincinnati monument. It depicts Colonel William Dickson being presented a sword by another member of the Black Brigade, possibly Marshall P.H. Jones; both figures are standing.

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.

Date

2012

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2032

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

166 W Mehring Way

Location Type

Installation Date

2012

Materials