OOS Sculpture

Spirit of the American Doughboy

1934 / E. M. Viquesney / Akron

Doughboy Akron old.jpg

Life-sized statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand; statue is mounted on pedestal of vermiculated ashlar sandstone.

Location: lawn area, north side of Summit County Courthouse, 209 South High Street | Previous Location: Armory Site

County

: Summit

Citation

: E. M. Viquesney, “Spirit of the American Doughboy,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/188.

Title

Spirit of the American Doughboy

Description

Life-sized statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand; statue is mounted on pedestal of vermiculated ashlar sandstone.

Creator

Date

1934

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Armory Site

Location Notes

Moved to the Courthouse in 1982

Location Street

209 South High Street

Location Type

Media Base Depth

5 ft

Media Sculpture Height

7 ft 6 in

Media Sculpture Width

4 ft 2 in

Media Sculpture Depth

4 ft 5 in

Media Base Height

6 ft 11 in

Media Base Width

5 ft

Creation Date

01/01/1934