OOS Sculpture

Who Sends Thee?

2010 / Alan Cottrill / Wilmington

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This work is a life size bronze statue of Isaac and Sarah Harvey. The couple were Quakers who lived on a farm in Clinton County, near Wilmington. After experiencing a divine calling, the pair traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Abraham Lincoln to ask him to emancipate the slaves. This statue portrays the couple embarking on this journey.

Location: Wilmington College, 1870 Quaker Way

County

: Clinton

Citation

: Alan Cottrill, “Who Sends Thee?,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 22, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2179.

Title

Who Sends Thee?

Description

This work is a life size bronze statue of Isaac and Sarah Harvey. The couple were Quakers who lived on a farm in Clinton County, near Wilmington. After experiencing a divine calling, the pair traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Abraham Lincoln to ask him to emancipate the slaves. This statue portrays the couple embarking on this journey.

Creator

Date

2010

Source

Personal correspondence 2021-05-27: Tanya Maus, Director, Peace Resource Center/Quaker Heritage Center, Wilmington College

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2179

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Quaker Peace Garden, between Watson Library and Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center

Location Site

Location Street

1870 Quaker Way

Installation Date

2010

Materials