OOS Sculpture

Girl Reading on Bench [Title Unknown]

2007 / George Danhires / Ripley

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This life-size bronze statue depicts a teenage girl sitting on a bench reading a book and is installed on the front lawn of the Ripley Library. The work, created by Ohio sculptor George Danhires, was unveiled on May 26, 2007. It was donated by the family of Ripley resident Louise Helbling Wayson.

County

: Brown

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Citation

: George Danhires, “Girl Reading on Bench [Title Unknown],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 24, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2018.

Title

Girl Reading on Bench [Title Unknown]

Description

This life-size bronze statue depicts a teenage girl sitting on a bench reading a book and is installed on the front lawn of the Ripley Library. The work, created by Ohio sculptor George Danhires, was unveiled on May 26, 2007. It was donated by the family of Ripley resident Louise Helbling Wayson.

Creator

Date

2007

Subject

Source

Library unveils sculpture to inspire young readers (2007, May 17), Ripley Bee, pp. A6.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2018

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Front (west) lawn of the library

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

The family of Louise Helbling Wayson

Location Street

27 Main St

Location Type

Installation Date

2007

Materials

Inscription

Inscribed on accompanying plaque:
"In honor of/Louise Helbling Wayson/1933-2005/From those to whom she gave much"