OOS Sculpture

Old Grizzly (Bruno)

1932 / William M. McVey / Cleveland

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A four ton limestone grizzly bear commissioned by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in 1932. It has survived over 8 decades of children's affection and Cleveland's inclement weather.

Location: Perkins Wild Life Enclosure, One Wade Oval Drive

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: William M. McVey, “Old Grizzly (Bruno),” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 17, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/134.

Title

Old Grizzly (Bruno)

Description

A four ton limestone grizzly bear commissioned by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in 1932. It has survived over 8 decades of children's affection and Cleveland's inclement weather.

Date

1932

Location City

Location County

Location Street

One Wade Oval Drive

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

3 ft 10 in

Media Sculpture Width

4 ft 3 in

Media Sculpture Depth

5 ft 4 in

Creation Date

01/01/1932