OOS Sculpture

Henry Solomon Lehr

2007 / Tad R. McKillop / Ada

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A life-size, bronze cast statue of Henry Solomon Lehr, the founder and first president of Ohio Northern University.
The figure has a long beard and is wearing a knee-length coat and baggy trousers. His left knee rests on a raised block with "1871," the year of the university's founding, inscribed in it. His left hand clutches a partially open book, and his right hand, which is crossed over his body, holds a cane.
The statue stands on a stone base that bears the inscription "Henry Solomon Lehr" on the front "1838-1923," Lehr's life-range dates, on the back.

The statue stands close to the entrance to the university, near the intersection of Main St. and University Ave.

Location: Ohio Northern University, 525 S. Main St.

County

: Hardin

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Citation

: Tad R. McKillop, “Henry Solomon Lehr,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 12, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1759.

Title

Henry Solomon Lehr

Description

A life-size, bronze cast statue of Henry Solomon Lehr, the founder and first president of Ohio Northern University.
The figure has a long beard and is wearing a knee-length coat and baggy trousers. His left knee rests on a raised block with "1871," the year of the university's founding, inscribed in it. His left hand clutches a partially open book, and his right hand, which is crossed over his body, holds a cane.
The statue stands on a stone base that bears the inscription "Henry Solomon Lehr" on the front "1838-1923," Lehr's life-range dates, on the back.

The statue stands close to the entrance to the university, near the intersection of Main St. and University Ave.

Creator

Date

2007

Source

https://library.onu.edu/c.php?g=357885&p=2415602

Contributor

Format

Identifier

1759

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

525 S. Main St.

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

6 feet, 2 inches

Media Sculpture Width

25 inches

Media Base Height

10 inches

Media Base Width

34 inches

Installation Date

2007