OOS Sculpture

Legacy of Literature

2002 / Rosalind Cook / Hamilton

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This life-size bronze work depicts an older gentleman with a book open in his lap, reading from it with two juveniles. A young male holding additional books sits at his feet on his proper right, while a younger female child standings, leaning into his embrace on his proper left.

The work was obtained through the efforts of the Hamilton, Ohio City of Sculpture, Inc. project.

Location: Outside Hamilton Welcome Center, 1 High St

County

: Butler

Citation

: Rosalind Cook, “Legacy of Literature,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 22, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2078.

Title

Legacy of Literature

Description

This life-size bronze work depicts an older gentleman with a book open in his lap, reading from it with two juveniles. A young male holding additional books sits at his feet on his proper right, while a younger female child standings, leaning into his embrace on his proper left.

The work was obtained through the efforts of the Hamilton, Ohio City of Sculpture, Inc. project.

Creator

Date

2002

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2078

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

southeast corner of Monument & High Streets

Provider Qualifier

A gift from

Provider Entity

James Antenen Steward, M.D./Terrill Lynne Steward

Location Street

1 High St

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

5 feet

Media Sculpture Width

5 feet, 6 inches

Media Sculpture Depth

5 feet

Installation Date

April 12, 2002

Materials

Inscription

From accompanying plaque:
"This sculpture is dedicated to/all children in their search for/enjoyment and knowledge/through reading."