OOS Sculpture

Immigrant Mother

2012 / Joseph Turkaly / Cleveland

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An in the round statue of an unnamed mother and her children. The statue, sculpted by well-known Cleveland sculptor Joseph Turkaly, is a symbol of the American immigrant experience. The statue's base is inscribed with the Croatian Glagoltic alphabet, and a Grb, or Croatian shield. The shield is designed with a Pletar motif, a symbol of the Trinity. There is also a dedication to all immigrant mothers and the Cleveland Croatian community.

Location: Croatian Cultural Garden, 141 Martin Luther King Dr

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Joseph Turkaly , “Immigrant Mother,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed May 13, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1938.

Dublin Core

Title

Immigrant Mother

Description

An in the round statue of an unnamed mother and her children. The statue, sculpted by well-known Cleveland sculptor Joseph Turkaly, is a symbol of the American immigrant experience. The statue's base is inscribed with the Croatian Glagoltic alphabet, and a Grb, or Croatian shield. The shield is designed with a Pletar motif, a symbol of the Trinity. There is also a dedication to all immigrant mothers and the Cleveland Croatian community.

Date

2012

Subject

Contributor

Identifier

1938

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Erected by

Provider Entity

The Greater Cleveland Croatian Community

Location Site

Location Street

141 Martin Luther King Dr

Location Type

Installation Date

2012

Materials

Inscription

DEDICATED TO ALL THE IMMIGRANT MOTHERS WHO BROUGHT THEIR FAMILIES TO AMERICA SEEKING FREEDOM AND A BETTER LIFE.

ERECTED BY THE CROATIAN COMMUNITY OF GREATER CLEVELAND 2012