OOS Sculpture

Tyler Davidson Fountain

1870 / August von Kreling / Cincinnati

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A female figure loosely draped in cloth stands atop the highest pedestal. Surrounding her below are four figures depicting the need for water. On a tier below this are four children representing the pleasures of water.

Location: Between Vine and Walnut Streets, Fifth Street

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: August von Kreling, “Tyler Davidson Fountain,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/610.

Title

Tyler Davidson Fountain

Description

A female figure loosely draped in cloth stands atop the highest pedestal. Surrounding her below are four figures depicting the need for water. On a tier below this are four children representing the pleasures of water.

Date

1870

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Moved within the block in 1961 during the development of Fountain Square.

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

Henry Probasco

Location Street

Fifth Street

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

43 ft

Installation Date

07/01/1871

Creation Date

10/06/1870