OOS Sculpture

Franklin Bridge Lions

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Franklin

Four life size lions lying down on top of art-deco style bridge piers at four corners of the bridge. A lion flanks each roadway and each pair consists of a resting lion and of watchful lion.

Location: between Miami Ave. & River St. over Great Miami River, W. 32nd St. (St. Rt. 73)

County

: Warren

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Citation

: “Franklin Bridge Lions,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 5, 2022, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/768.

Title

Franklin Bridge Lions

Description

Four life size lions lying down on top of art-deco style bridge piers at four corners of the bridge. A lion flanks each roadway and each pair consists of a resting lion and of watchful lion.

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

lions moved twice on same bridge when rebuilt in 1933 and repaired in 1992

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Provider Entity

J. W. Shipman, Cincinnati, OH

Location Street

W. 32nd St. (St. Rt. 73)

Location Type

Media Base Depth

7 ft 6 in

Media Sculpture Height

2 ft

Media Sculpture Width

1 ft 8 in

Media Sculpture Depth

5 ft

Media Base Height

5 ft 8 in

Media Base Width

3 ft 6 in

Creation Date

01/01/1973