OOS Sculpture

Gorillas

2002 / Alan H. Hamwi / Powell

Male Gorilla Front View

Life-size bronze statues of two lowlands gorillas: a female laying on her back with her hand on her stomach and a male laying on his belly, reaching out his left arm to play with a stick.

Located near the gorilla enclosure in the Congo Expedition Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Location: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W Powell Rd

County

: Delaware

Citation

: Alan H. Hamwi, “Gorillas,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1964.

Title

Gorillas

Description

Life-size bronze statues of two lowlands gorillas: a female laying on her back with her hand on her stomach and a male laying on his belly, reaching out his left arm to play with a stick.

Located near the gorilla enclosure in the Congo Expedition Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Creator

Date

2002

Subject

Source

correspondence with zoo employee

Identifier

1964

Location City

Location County

Location Street

4850 W Powell Rd

Location Type

Artist Notes

https://www.alanhamwi.com/content.html?page=1

Installation Date

2002

Materials

Inscription

Sign: "Gorilla sculptures a gift from Dorothy Taylor Henderson in memory of Norma Henderson / Sculptures dedicated in 2002"