OOS Sculpture

William Cooper Procter Monument

1939 / Ernest Bruce Haswell / Cincinnati

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A larger than life portrait of William Cooper Procter dressed in a suit stands against a marble pylon. Both sides of the monument feature relief work depicting men and women, possibly representing Procter's employees, and there is an inscription on the back of the monument. The sculptor's signature is located on the proper left of the work's base. The monument was dedicated on June 7, 1939.

Location: Procter & Gamble Ivorydale plant, 5201 Spring Grove Ave

County

: Hamilton

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Citation

: Ernest Bruce Haswell, “William Cooper Procter Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 27, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/511.

Title

William Cooper Procter Monument

Description

A larger than life portrait of William Cooper Procter dressed in a suit stands against a marble pylon. Both sides of the monument feature relief work depicting men and women, possibly representing Procter's employees, and there is an inscription on the back of the monument. The sculptor's signature is located on the proper left of the work's base. The monument was dedicated on June 7, 1939.

Date

1939

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

511

Location City

Location County

Location Street

5201 Spring Grove Ave

Location Type

Media Base Depth

25 feet

Media Sculpture Height

14 feet

Media Sculpture Width

9 feet, 10 inches

Media Sculpture Depth

19 feet

Media Base Height

9 inches

Media Base Width

18 feet

Installation Date

1939

Materials

Inscription

Carved on back of monument:
"William Cooper Procter/1862-1934/He lived a life of/noble simplicity/believing in god/and the inherent/worthiness of/his fellow men"